A York County teen who claimed he heard the command “Freeze!’ early Sunday was shot in the back as he fled, police said.
York County Sheriff’s Office deputies found the 18-year-old victim at Piedmont Medical Center around 1 a.m Sunday, police said in an incident report.
The teen told officers that the suspect shot him around 12:30 a.m. on Adelaide Court, east of Rock Hill near the Catawba River.
A private party took the wounded teen to the hospital, where medical officials and police found the man had been shot in the back of his shoulder, police said.
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The victim claimed he was trying to meet one man when a second man “jumped out from behind a parked car” and yelled the command to freeze.