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      10-year-old boy shot in sleep

      A 10-year-old boy is shot in the leg while sleeping.

      Columbia S.C. (WACH) -- A 10-year-old boy is shot in the leg while sleeping.

      It happened around 2:30 Saturday morning at the Hammond Village apartment complex on Marlboro Road.

      According to the Columbia Police Department several adults were arguing at a first floor apartment unit when officers say a man on the first floor unit raised a gun in the air and shot through the ceiling where a the young boy was sleeping. The boy's injuries did not appear to be life threatening.

      Authorities say a suspect has been identified and charges are pending.

      The investigation is ongoing.