Police: Sumter Teen Accidentally Shoots Himself
SUMTER, S.C. (AP) _ A South Carolina teen has died after accidentally shooting himself.
Sumter police said in a release that 17-year-old Ortagease Easterling died at a Columbia hospital Friday morning.
Officers responding to a 911 call found the teen shot outside an apartment Wednesday evening. Investigators determined the shooting was an accident. It’s unclear how Easterling acquired the gun.