10 Year Old Shot During Argument

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By Rochelle Dean

(WOLO) COLUMBIA,S.C., --

According to Columbia Police several adults were on the first floor of an apartment in the 9 hundred block of Marlboro Street when an argument led to gunfire.

Police say one of the adults pulled a handgun and pointed it in the air, shooting through the ceiling striking the child who was asleep on the second floor of the building.

Officials say the boy was hit in the leg and his injuries did not appear to be life threatening. Police have not released the identity of the suspect but say he has been identified. Charges are pending the outcome of an ongoing investigation.

source: Columbia Police Department
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