Man accidentally shot in Union Co.

Union Co. shooting

UNION CO., SC (WSPA) – A 22-year-old man was accidentally shot in Union County, according to Sheriff David Taylor.

Sheriff Taylor said the shooter was a 13 year old boy.

The boy and the 22 year-old were fishing on the pond when the boy dropped the gun and it fired.

Deputies are responding to the scene on Old Spartanburg Highway.

The man has been taken to Spartanburg Medical Center.

(A previous version of this story incorrectly reported that the person that was shot was a child, the sheriff’s office has clarified that the man was 22 years old.)

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