Woman arrested in connection with fatal shooting of Benedict College student

Amber Marie Green/OCDC

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (WOLO) – A spokesperson with the Orangeburg Department of Public Safety told ABC Columbia that a woman was arrested in connection to a fatal shooting at a house party.

Orangeburg County Deputy Coroner Sean Fogle said Donovan Smalls died from injuries sustained in the incident on Summers Avenue on just after 2 a.m. on Sunday, April 14.

Smalls, 20, was a student a Benedict College.

According to a police report, Amber Marie Green, fired a handgun into a large crowd and set off a chain of events that resulted in the victim being struck in the head by a bullet.

The police report states that a second victim was struck in the chest by a bullet.

Claflin University released a statement last week saying that one of their students was injured in the shooting.

Authorities say Green, 25, was picked out of a photo lineup by a witness.

Green is charged with murder, possession of a weapon during a violent crime, assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature and discharging a firearm in the city limits.

Stay with ABC Columbia for more on this developing story.

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