Shooting near park sends 2 to hospital

Deputies responded to a Greenville County shooting that happened Wednesday evening near a park. According to deputies, two people were shot and taken to the hospital. The shooting left one father concerned. What was supposed to be a normal afternoon for Quincy White changed when he was told his son was shot. “I was at home and just really dumbfounded and couldn’t believe it that it happened to my child,” White said. park at Sterling Athletic Field in the area of ​​Valentine Street. “Apparently, it was a senior skip day and there were multiple kids from multiple high schools. They’re telling us it was 300-500 according to these kids estimates. There were here in the park this afternoon and at some point, a shooting broke out,” Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis said. “These kids out here running around with handguns. Ain’t no good mix man. It ain’t no good mix. These kids are high schoolers. Senior cut day and two people get (beep) shot,” White said. said his son will heal, White believes enough is enough. “There’s got to be some gun control. People got to start being held accountable for acts of violence,” Sheriff Lewis said. Morian said deputies found a girl suffering from at least one gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital, and her condition is unknown, he said. “Our young people need to understand what comes with that when you’re carrying a gun for whatever reason. It’s not a good idea for a lot of these young’s folks involved in these things and it’s a life-changing event,” Lewis said. So life-changing, it almost left white wondering what if.”I’m pissed, I’m very pissed. I’m very very pissed. That’s all I can say. I want to know who done this to my child and the other child and I hope the police find him,” White said. A possible suspect is believed to still be in the area, and Greenville County deputies and K9 officers are currently tracking any leads, he said. community to call the sheriff’s office if you have any information.

Deputies responded to a Greenville County shooting that happened Wednesday evening near a park.

According to deputies, two people were shot and taken to the hospital.

The shooting left one father concerned.

What was supposed to be a normal afternoon for Quincy White changed when he was told his son was shot.

“I was at home and just really dumbfounded and couldn’t believe it that it happened to my child,” White said.

Master Deputy Kory Morian, with the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office, said the shooting happened at about 6:10 pm near the park at Sterling Athletic Field in the area of ​​Valentine Street.

“Apparently, it was a senior skip day and there were multiple kids from multiple high schools. They’re telling us it was 300-500 according to these kids estimates. There were here in the park this afternoon and at some point, a shooting broke out,” Greenville County Sheriff Hobart Lewis said.

“These kids out here running around with handguns. Ain’t no good mix man. It ain’t no good mix. These kids are high schoolers. Senior cut day and two people get (beep) shot,” White said.

While he said his son will heal, White believes enough is enough.

“There’s got to be some gun control. People got to start being held accountable for acts of violence,” Sheriff Lewis said.

Morian said deputies found a girl suffering from at least one gunshot wound. She was taken to the hospital, and her condition is unknown, he said.

“Our young people need to understand what comes with that when you’re carrying a gun for whatever reason. It’s not a good idea for a lot of these young’s folks involved in these things and it’s a life-changing event,” Lewis said.

So life-changing, it almost left white wondering what if.

“I’m pissed, I’m very pissed. I’m very very pissed. That’s all I can say. I want to know who done this to my child and the other child and I hope the police find him,” White said .

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A possible suspect is believed to still be in the area, and Greenville County deputies and K9 officers are currently tracking any leads, he said.

A suspect has not been arrested but Sheriff Lewis said they are still working to find a motive and is asking the community to call the sheriff’s office if you have any information.

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