Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Richland County deputies are investigating after they say several local middle students were part of a shooting incident earlier this week.

The shooting occurred on private property near Starboard Way and Spindrift Lane around 7:30 a.m. December 3.

Several Hand Middle School students were involved in the incident, according to the sheriff's department. However, it did not happen on school grounds.

No injuries were reported from the incident.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.