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17-year-old girl shot in the leg near Kings Park Drive

Officials say a young child was shot and killed during a hunting accident Friday morning in Orangeburg County, South Carolina.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla — The Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office is currently investing an argument that turned into a shooting, leaving a 17-year-old girl with a gunshot wound to her leg.

At approximately 12:40 a.m. on November 26, the Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office was notified of a person shot.

The Jacksonville Fire Rescue Department and Jacksonville Sheriff’s Office responded and located a 17-year-old girl that had been shot in the leg.

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The young girl was transported by JFRD to a local hospital and is reported to be in stable condition.

JSO states that there was a loud argument just prior to the sound of gunfire, but the details are unknown at this time.

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Detectives are currently on scene and actively working to gather more information.

If you have any other information about this incident, please call the JSO non-emergency number (904) 630-0500 or Crime Stoppers at 1-866-845-TIPS.

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