Teen shot in Lancaster Friday dies

Teen shot in Lancaster Friday dies

LANCASTER COUNTY, SC (WBTV) - A teen shot in Lancaster Friday has died, Lancaster police said Tuesday.

Police say 17-year-old Daquan Blackmon was shot in the 400 block of E. Arch Street around 10:21 p.m.

Witnesses reported hearing gunshots near Hughes Street and Gay Street shortly before officers received the phone call from Springs Memorial Hospital about a teen in critical condition with a gunshot wound. The teen, later identified as Blackmon, was airlifted to a Charlotte hospital.

A possible motive has not been released. A forensic autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

Anyone with additional information is asked to call police at (803) 283-1171 or the anonymous tip line at (803) 289-6040.

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