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The 13-year-old was killed and two of his friends have been charged, South Carolina police say

A 13-year-old was killed Sunday and two of his friends are facing charges, Sumter police said.

Akeem Pugh is the teen who was fatally shot, police said in a news release Monday.

Around noon Sunday, officers responded to a call about a shooting outside a home on Flamingo Road, the release said.

At the scene, officers found the injured teen next to a car parked at the home, police said. Officers provided medical aid until Pugh was taken to an area hospital, where he later died, the release said.

A 12-year-old who was with Pugh was charged with involuntary manslaughter and a 17-year-old was previously charged with aiding and abetting, police said. Their names are not being made public due to their ages.

Both juveniles are being held at a Department of Juvenile Justice facility in South Carolina, police said.

Information about what led to the shooting was not available, but police said they continue to investigate Pugh’s death

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An autopsy is scheduled for this week, according to the news release.

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