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The 17-year-old will be charged as an adult. Nigel Catrell-Vernard Thompson was taken into custody today and charged with two counts of attempted murder and one count of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime by officers with Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office.

The investigation into the shootings is ongoing and more arrests are expected.

Georgetown County Sheriff Office arrested Thompson who they said injured two juveniles in a shooting incident.

The shooting took place on Exodus Drive in the Plantersville community of Georgetown on April 27.

A SWAT team executed a search warrant and took the Thomspon into custody in Plantersville around 3 p.m. today. 

The investigation is ongoing, and more arrests are expected.

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