Greenville County deputies said they have arrested three teenagers in connection with the shooting of a Pizza Hut delivery driver in the head.
Lt. Tim Ridgeway said the driver, 20, had just dropped off a pizza in the Valley Brook subdivision in Piedmont around 11 p.m. Monday when he came upon a group of about nine men.
Deputies said the victim stopped, and that's when the shooter walked to the car, put a gun to the window and demanded money. The driver then floored it to get away, and the shooter fired at the car as it was leaving, hitting the driver, deputies said.
The driver made it back to the Pizza Hut on Augusta Road, where other employees patched him up and called 911.
Ridgeway said the victim was alert when he was taken to the hospital and is listed in serious condition.
Initially, the shooter was only described as a young man in is 20s wearing an orange shirt.
Greenville County deputy Drew Pinciaro said deputies received a tip leading them to a 14-year-old and 15-year-old suspect.
He said both juveniles were arrested and charged with attempted murder, attempted armed robbery, conspiracy and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
Pinciaro said they also arrested a third suspect, 17-year-old Shamar Sullivan, in connection with the shooting. He was arrested Tuesday and has since been released on bond.
Sullivan was charged with unlawful possession of a sawed-off shotgun, unlawful carrying of a pistol and accessory after the fact to a felony. According to the arrest warrant, Sullivan knew about the shooting and helped hide the gun that was used.
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Tuesday, July 29 2014 10:11 AM EDT2014-07-29 14:11:15 GMT
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