Juvenile and teen suspects arrested in Kershaw County in connection to shooting of a child
ELGIN, S.C. (WIS) -Four suspects were arrested Friday in connection to the shooting of a 9-year-old.
The Kershaw County Sheriff’s Office (KCSO) and the Fairfield County Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant in Kershaw County at a Dixon Rd. residence. Four firearms and illegal drugs were seized.
William Portee, 19 and Chrystopher Richardson, 18, were arrested along with two juveniles. Each is being charged with:
- Six counts of Assault and Batter First Degree
- One count of Assault and Battery High and Aggravated Nature
- One count of Firing into a Dwelling
- One count of Possession of a Firearm During a Violent Crime
The four are charged in connection to a June 19th shooting that had shots fired into a residence and hit a 9-year-old in her leg.
Sheriff Lee Boan said, “The arrests this morning, as well as previous arrests during this investigation, were made due to pro-active law enforcement efforts to stop future gun violence in our county. More arrests are expected.”
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