COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Richland County Sheriff's Department arrested an 18-year-old and charged him in connection with the shooting of an 11-year-old child last week.
Da'deron Johnson told deputies he was cleaning the gun when it accidentally went off, striking the child.
Johnson has been charged with unlawful discharge of a firearm, according to the sheriff's department. They don't expect to file any other charges in connection with this case.
The child, meanwhile, has been released from the hospital.