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Youth, 14, faces charges in shooting

Aug 30, 2010 3:59:00 PM - thestate.com
A 14-year-old boy is being held in the early Sunday shooting of a companion in a car on Crosshill Road, near Fort Jackson, Columbia police announced this afternoon.

The suspect's parents turned him in to police. He will be charged as a juvenile with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, along with possession of a pistol under the age of 18 and the unlawful carrying of a pistol, according to a news release.

The youngster is being held in the juvenile section of the county jail.

Investigators determined that five occupants of a Chevy Malibu were going north in the 700 block of Crosshill Road at about 4 a.m. Sunday when the driver was shot by someone the group identified as "Lil Cam."

Dawn Hinshaw

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