Coroner identifies 14-year-old killed after gun ‘negligently discharged’

The Laurens County Coroner's Office identified the teenager who was shot and killed the day after Thanksgiving
Published: Nov. 28, 2022 at 9:28 AM EST|Updated: Nov. 30, 2022 at 9:14 AM EST

ENOREE, S.C. (FOX Carolina) - The Laurens County Sheriff’s Office said an 18-year-old negligently discharged a gun and hit a 14-year-old the day after Thanksgiving.

Deputies said on Nov. 25, they responded to Memory Lane in reference to a teen being shot.

According to the Sheriff’s Office, the gun was discharged once and hit the 14-year-old who later passed away from his injuries at the hospital.

The 14-year-old was identified by Laurens County Coroner’s Office as Jeremiah Robinson of Enoree.

18-year-old Gavin Ray Dutton of Woodruff was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter and possession of a stolen weapon.

Deputies said additional charges are possible.

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