Funeral arrangements for 13-year-old shot and killed announced
SUMTER, S.C. (WIS) - Funeral arrangements for a 13-year-old who was shot and killed in Sumter have been announced.
The shooting happened just after noon on Sunday outside of a home on Flamingo Road.
According to the Sumter Police Department, 13-year-old Akeem Pugh was found wounded next to a parked car.
Police said Pugh was taken to Prisma Health Tuomey, where he died.
Two teenagers were charged in connection to the shooting.
Police said a 12-year-old, who was with him, was charged with involuntary manslaughter and a 17-year-old was charged with accessory before the fact.
A public viewing will be held from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. Friday at Job’s Mortuary.
Funeral services will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday at Salem Chapel & Heritage Center at 101 S. Salem Ave.
Officials said the family will receive friends from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., daily at the home, 720 Flamingo Road.
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