Teen in hospital after a shooting connected to Allendale homicide

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
A 14-year-old is undergoing multiple surgeries after being shot in the back in Fairfax. Officers are now saying this shooting is connected to last week

Fairfax shooting (WRDW-TV)

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

FAIRFAX, S.C. (WRDW) -- Investigators say that four people are no in custody as a result of these two incidents. Three teenagers are charged with murder in the death of Willie Johnson; two 16 year olds and one 15 year old.

Another teenager is in custody in the shooting from yesterday in Fairfax as well, police said. They say that the weapon used in that shooting was stolen from the home of the murder in Allendale. The suspect could also be connected to the murder in Allendale.

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FAIRFAX, S.C. (WRDW) -- A 14-year-old is undergoing multiple surgeries after being shot in the back in Fairfax. Officers are now saying this shooting is connected to last week's homicide.

Fairfax Police Department in Allendale County said the 14-year-old was shot around 3 p.m. Tuesday at Union Apartments off North Union Avenue.

The teen was airlifted to the hospital and has since undergone multiple surgeries. One person was taken into custody. Wednesday police were out searching the woods for weapons.

Fairfax police say this shooting is connected to last week's deadly shooting in Allendale. On Thursday, 84-year-old Willie Johnson was found dead at his home on Pickrum Street. SLED took over the investigation.

Two 16-year-olds and a 15-year-old are in custody in connection to the Pickrum Street homicide and are charged with murder.


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