Shooting in Goose Creek, authorities believe it might be a result of argument between juveniles, investigation

Authorities are investigating a shooting that took place on Wednesday in Goose Creek that might be a result of a previous argument between juveniles.

According to incident report, the shooting took place on Wednesday around 9 p.m. n Judy Drive.

When Goose Creek Police Department officers arrived at the scene, they found one male victim lying in the hallway of their home with an apparent gunshot wound in the shoulder.

The victim was in stable condition and the injuries were non-life-threatening.

The responding officers talked with the victim’s wife who was also at the scene when they arrived. She was the one who called 911 and took them where her husband was shot.

An investigation revealed it began as an ongoing argument – believed to have started at school – between a group of juveniles.

“Three juveniles and an unknown aged driver pull up to the victim’s residence in a brown SUV,” said Capt. James Brown with the Goose Creek Police Department. “The three juveniles exit the vehicle and begin arguing with the residents.”

After questioning the people living in the neighborhood, police were able to determine that multiple people were involved in the shooting. They say that multiple juveniles and the residents were involved in the shooting, but remains unclear who shot first.

Only one victim was reported in the incident.

The male victim was transferred to hospital for treatment and was released shortly after arrival.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Goose Creek Police Department at 843-863-5200.

Alex Tuhell

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