Teen charged in connection to girl’s shooting


GREENVIILE CO., SC (WSPA) – Deputies say a teenage girl is in critical condition after she was shot Saturday night in Greenville County.

Deputies responded to a shooting around 9:45 p.m. Saturday at Crestwood Forest Apartments on Crestwood Forest Drive.

As of Monday morning, deputies say she remains in critical condition in a hospital.

Xavier Deonte Tyree Simpkins, 18, of Greenville has been charged with discharging a firearm into a dwelling.

Deputies say Simpkins fired at least one round after the victim was shot.

The shooting remains under investigation, according to the Greenville County Sheriff’s Office.

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