Arrest of Wanted Domestic Violence Suspect

North Augusta, SC (30 October 2019, 3:00 pm) – Today, around 11:30 am, deputies located and arrested Deangelo Marquise Atkerson (35) at a home in the 400 block of Audubon Circle. Atkerson’s arrest was made possible by tips from citizens that lead deputies to his location.  On October 7th, around 3:50 pm deputies responded to the 2500 block of Wagener Road, Aiken, SC for a domestic violence call with a reported shooting.  When the responding deputies arrived on scene, the victim reported that she and her husband, DeAngelo M. Atkerson (35) got into an argument that escalated when a shotgun was brandished and fired.  Atkerson fled the scene prior to deputies arriving on scene.

Atkerson was taken to the Aiken County Detention Center where he was booked on warrants for Domestic Violence 1st degree, five (5) counts of Kidnapping, and Possession of Weapon during Violent Crime.