17-year-old charged, 15-year-old in critical condition after Florence County shooting

Published: Dec. 28, 2022 at 3:55 PM EST|Updated: Dec. 28, 2022 at 5:44 PM EST
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FLORENCE COUNTY, S.C. (WMBF) - A 17-year-old is being charged as an adult in connection after allegedly shooting another teenager in the Pee Dee.

The Florence County Sheriff’s Office said Javorious Gore was arrested Wednesday and charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

The department said deputies were called to the incident on Allies Court, where a 15-year-old victim was able to convey that Gore shot him. Investigators later added that Gore allegedly used a rifle to shoot the victim.

The victim was taken to the hospital, where he is in critical condition.

Gore was denied bond at a hearing Wednesday afternoon, according to deputies.

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