Child shot in Cherokee Co. home invasion, man arrested

Ricky Camp
Ricky Camp

UPDATE:  A person of interest is in custody accused in a home invasion where a 13-year-old was shot in Chesnee.

Cherokee County Sheriff tells 7News, Ricky Camp was arrested yesterday on several charges.

It happened on East Julie Court in January.

A 13-year-old hiding in a closet was shot in the leg as the suspects got way.

She will make a full recovery.

PREVIOUS STORY: Two persons of interest have been named in a Cherokee County home invasion where a 13-year-old was shot in the leg.

Deputies want to speak with Demurice Tyrone Abrams and Ricky Tyrone Camp in regards to the incident.

The incident happened on February 16th. Deputies say the front door was kicked in on East Julie Court in Chesnee.

As two men were leaving, they fired shots back at the home. The 13 year old was hiding in a closet, when a bullet went through several rooms and hit the child in the leg.

She was airlifted to Greenville Memorial Hospital and is expected to make a full recovery.

These men are known to live in Rutherford County and near Spindale.

If you have any information, please call the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, the Rutherford County Sheriff’s Office, or Crime stoppers to stay anonymous.

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