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Someone shot an Orangeburg teenager to death near a John C. Calhoun Drive fast-food restaurant area on Sunday night.

Raquan Malik Middleton, 17, was the victim of the fatal shooting.

Orangeburg Department of Public Safety Capt. Victor Cordon said the incident took place at 9:15 p.m. near Cook Out.

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Cordon said a 15-year-old received injuries during the shooting and underwent surgery.

He said the investigation is ongoing but an 18-year-old is in custody.

The teen has not been charged in the deadly shooting, but is facing a charge from a separate incident.

Simmons Funeral Home of Orangeburg is handling funeral arrangements for Raquan Malik Middleton.

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Martha Rose Brown covers crime and other topics. The South Carolina native has been a journalist for the past 16 years.

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