Man told deputies he was cleaning gun when it went off, wounding 11-year-old

Man told deputies he was cleaning gun when it went off, wounding 11-year-old

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.

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.

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