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Newberry Police investigate overnight shooting that claimed life of teen

Authorities are asking anyone with information about the incident to call Crime Stoppers.
Credit: KUSA

NEWBERRY, S.C. — A 16-year-old has died following an overnight shooting in Newberry, police told News19 on Sunday.

Newberry Police Chief Kevin Goodman said officers were called to Wise Street in the town around 12:05 a.m. to the shooting. Many details regarding how the shooting unfolded haven't been released. However, Chief Goodman did confirm that a 16-year-old was shot and taken to Newberry County Memorial Hospital where he died from his injuries.

The Newberry County Coroner's Office has not yet released the name of the victim pending notification of family.

At this time, Chief Goodman is asking anyone with information about the shooting or a potential suspect to contact Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

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