A 14-year-old suspect has been charged with assault and battery after three Orangeburg-Wilkinson High School students were injured in a shooting during dismissal Wednesday afternoon in South Carolina, according to the ABC affiliate in Columbia.
Orangeburg County Sheriff Leroy Ravenell said the shooting was not a drive-by, ABC Columbia reported Thursday.
On Wednesday afternoon, students were evacuated to the Technology Center after the shooting, according to reporter Sam Bleiweis.
The students’ injuries are considered to be non-life threatening, according to reporter Billie Jean Shaw, who cited the school district.
The Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office sent its crime scene unit to assist with the investigation, according to reporter Tim Renaud.