Two Toddlers Injured in Apparent Accidental Shooting

Columbia, SC (WLTX) - Two toddlers were shot in a possible accidental shooting at a Columbia apartment complex Thursday night. 

The incident happened at the Meredith Square Town Homes off Brookfield Road, which is near Richland Northeast High School.

Sgt. Brittany Scott said the parents of the little girls were in the home with the children when the shooting took place. Both children were hit in the upper body, and one is in critical condition, and the other has non life-threatening injuries.

The father was also grazed in the hand with a bullet.

Deputies are still collecting evidence and are interviewing the family at the hospital to try and piece together what happened.  

 


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