CHEROKEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – An 18-year-old was shot and killed while she was riding in an SUV Wednesday night in Gaffney.

According to the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office, 18-year-old Alexis Griffin was in an SUV that was being driven by her boyfriend.

Gaffney Police – initially dispatched to Overbrook Drive and just after 11 p.m. – determined after an investigation that the shooting happened in the parking lot of Zippity’s.

Griffin’s boyfriend rushed her to the hospital. She later died, the coroner said.

Griffin’s family was not able to go on camera Thursday, but the young woman’s cousin, Jessica Pearson, shared several photos with 7News.

Police arrested a 16-year-old in connection to the shooting. He was charged as an adult with murder, attempted murder, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.

Police said they arrested the teen suspected shooter around 11 a.m. Thursday and drove him to the Department of Juvenile Justice in Columbia.

This shooting is under investigation by the Cherokee County Coroner’s Office and the Gaffney Police Department.

Investigators said they are still asking anyone with information on the shooting to call them at 864-489-8115.