Shooting Incident Near Ridge View High School

Richland County Sheriff Leon Lott announces that three people have been charged in a shooting incident that happened near Ridge View High School in September and more are expected.

On September 29, around 12:30 pm, deputies responded to multiple reports of shots fired in a neighborhood adjacent to Ridge View High School.

Deputies were able to determine that gunfire was exchanged in the pool/recreational area of 92 Marchbank Parkway. They did not receive any reports of people injured or property damage as a result.

Brian Samuel, Jr. (DOB: 12/23/03) is charged with aggravated breach of peace. He was booked into Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center.

Two juveniles – a 15-year-old and 17-year-old – are also charged with aggravated breach of peace. Their identities are not being released because of their age.

The investigation into this incident is ongoing and more arrests are expected.

Investigators continue to ask that anyone with any information about this incident contact Crime Stoppers. Tips may be made anonymously at or by using the P3 Tips app.

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