Teen shot and killed in Richland County early Friday morning

An 18-year-old has been shot and killed in the front yard of his home, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Department.

Deputies are investigating the shooting that took place Friday around 2 a.m. in the 100 block of Gayle River Road.

The teen was pronounced dead on the scene by EMS personnel.

Anyone with information regarding the shooting is asked to call Crimestoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.