11-year-old girl killed in Anderson Co. drive-by shooting

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ANDERSON CO, SC – An early morning shooting that left an 11-year-old girl dead is being investigated by the Anderson Police Department, CBS affiliate WSPA reports.

Authorities say three people were shot in the incident at 1209 West End Avenue around 1:30 a.m.

The coroner confirmed to WSPA, one person died and two others were injured.

Anderson County Coroner Greg Shore told WSPA the deceased victim was an 11-year-old girl. Her identity has not yet been released.

Shore said that an 11-year-old was sent to a hospital in Greenville and an 18-year-old went straight to surgery. He says that both victims are in critical condition.

The Coroner’s office says all victims were inside the home when someone started shooting from the outside.

The death has been ruled a homicide and an autopsy has been scheduled for Tuesday morning.

Anderson Police are in the preliminary stages of this investigation. Police say they don’t believe there is an immediate threat to the community at this time.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.