South Carolina boy kills 12-year-old

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COWARD, S.C. — An 11-year-old South Carolina boy accidentally shot and killed a 12-year-old Tuesday afternoon, WBTW reports.  Another child was taken to the hospital, but the extent of the injuries are unknown.

Authorities have not released the identities of the involved parties and an autopsy is scheduled for the 12-year-old victim Thursday morning.

The investigation is ongoing.