1 hurt, 1 arrested after accidental shooting at SC High School

FLORENCE, SC (WBTW) – One person was arrested and another was taken to the hospital after an accidental shooting in a school parking lot early Thursday morning, according to Florence County District One officials.

School officials at Wilson High School report a former student athlete is in critical but stable condition after suffering a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the foot. The incident took place prior to summer school session in the school parking lot.

A second student who may have been associated with the incident is in custody at the Florence County Detention Center for having a weapon on school campus, the district spokesperson said in a press release.

According to the release from the district, the incident seems to be isolated with no other students involved.

The matter is still under investigation by the Florence County Sheriff’s Department.

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