16-year-old boy shot in Walterboro Sunday afternoon

A 16-year-old youth was shot in the upper leg at a Walterboro home Sunday afternoon.

The teenager was shot about 1:50 p.m. at 306 Green Pond Highway, at the intersection of Beechwood Road, according to a source at the scene. The teenager was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Walterboro Public Safety was investigating.

This was the second shooting in Walterboro in five days. An 18-year-old woman was shot in the leg during a drive-by shooting at her Savage Street home on Tuesday.

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