Deputies investigating shooting at birthday party

A shooting at a birthday party has led two people to the hospital.

RICHLAND COUNTY, SC (WACH) -- Two people were taken to the hospital after a shooting at a birthday party Friday night.

Richland County Sheriff's Deputy Curtis Wilson said the shooting happened around 10:30 Friday night. According to Wilson, it happened at Next in Line event hall. The hall was being rented out for the birthday party.

Wilson said a verbal argument began and led to shots being fired. A 20-year-old man and a 17-year-old woman were transported to Palmetto Health. One victim is in critical condition; and the other has non-life threatening injuries.

Deputies continue to investigate.