20601A-WFNZ-the-fan-Final2 35h_CBSSportsRad_1660AM

News Home

Cops: 15-Year-Old Charged In SC Girl’s Shooting Death

View Comments
File photo of handcuffs.(Credit: RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

File photo of handcuffs.(Credit: RODRIGO ARANGUA/AFP/Getty Images)

Get Breaking News First

Receive News, Politics, and Entertainment Headlines Each Morning.
Sign Up

FOUNTAIN INN, S.C. (AP) — A 15-year-old boy has been arrested in the shooting death of a 12-year-old girl in Laurens County.

Coroner Nick Nichols says Hope Alexandra Fair of Gray Court died at a hospital at around 7:30 p.m. Sunday. Deputies say the shooting happened at a home in Fountain Inn about an hour earlier.

Nichols says the girl was shot in the head. Authorities haven’t released any other details.

Deputies say a 15-year-old boy is being held at the Department of Juvenile Justice and is being charged with involuntary manslaughter.

The State Law Enforcement Division is assisting local authorities with their investigation.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus