Townville shooter expelled after bringing hatchet to school, family friend says

Osborne Road Scene Homicide Townville
Osborne Road scene

TOWNVILLE, SC (WSPA) – The suspect in the Townville Elementary School shooting was expelled from West-Oak Middle School after bringing a hatchet to school last year, according to a family friend.

They say the shooter was 14-years-old and was being home-schooled.

The teenager is suspected in the shooting death of his father, 47-year-old Jeffrey Osborne, at a home on Osborne Road in Townville.

READ: Homicide in Townville connected to school shooting, coroner says

He is also suspected in the shooting of two students and a teacher at Townville Elementary School.

The Anderson County Sheriff’s Office has not confirmed the identity of the shooter.

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