16-year-old shot to death at Spartanburg Co. apartment complex

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SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (WSPA) – A 16-year-old has died after he was shot at an apartment complex in Spartanburg County, Friday night.

The shooting happened around 11:45 p.m. at the Whispering Pines Apartments on Abner Road.

The victim was identified as 16-year-old Amir Omarion Brewer-Samuel of Spartanburg.

The Spartanburg County Sheriff’s Office said the homicide investigation is in its early stages.

“Knowing that a person was shot here are you concerned for your safety? Or your daughter’s safety?” Asked 7News Reporter Stefany Bornman.

“No, because she is going to have somebody with her all the time. So she’s good,” said Dawn Singleton.

7News spoke with the victim’s family who declined an interview.

Spartanburg School District 7’s Beth Lancaster said Brewer-Samuel was a former student in their district. He last attended in January 2019.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

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