Aiken County Sheriff's Office

Silver Bluff Shooting Death Investigation

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Aiken, SC (6 October 2019, 9:00 am) – Late last night, around 10:10 pm, Aiken County Sheriff’s Office respond to the 3100 block of Silver Bluff Road for a shooting incident. When the responding deputies arrived on scene, they found a Black male just inside of the front door, with an apparent gunshot wound to the chest. A witness told deputies that they woke up to the sounds of gunfire. The witness reported that when he looked out the window, he saw a person standing next to a vehicle at the edge of the road firing a weapon. While on scene, the responding deputies began CPR after the victim became unresponsive. First responders and Aiken County EMS (South Star) responded to the scene assisting the victim. Unfortunately the victim succumbed to his injuries. “Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family of this horrific crime. Sheriff’s Office Investigators and the Aiken County Coroner’s Office are working together to find every detail in this investigation that would lead to an arrest” said Sheriff Michael Hunt. There were several other victims present in the home at the time of the shooting that were not injured.

If anyone has any information on this case or the whereabouts of these suspects, we ask them to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811. You can provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for any crime.
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