UPDATED ON 6: Search Underway for Aiken County Shooting Suspects - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

UPDATED ON 6: Search Underway for Aiken County Shooting Suspects

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***UPDATED at 2:45 P.M. on Wednesday, July 17th***

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is currently conducting an investigation into an armed robbery and shooting incident. that happened Tuesday night in the truck parking lot of Kents Korner, located at 1925 Edgefield Highway (U.S. Highway 19).

Investigators say, Tuesday night at 10:52 p.m., the ACSO received a 911 call from a witness who requested deputies and EMS to respond to the location.

Responding deputies met with the witness who told them that he and the victim were standing next to their vehicles when they were approached by a black male with a gun, demanding whatever they had. The witness told deputies that the suspect fired his weapon after the victim threw his coffee mug at him.  The suspect fled the area before deputies had arrived on the scene.

The victim had been shot twice by the suspect, and was transported to Georgia Regents Medical Center for medical treatment by Aiken County EMS.

Investigators say, this is an ongoing investigation. Anyone with any information about this case, is encouraged to call the Aiken County Sheriff's Office at 803-648-6811 or Crime Stoppers with a tip or information at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

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***POSTED at 4:25 A.M. on Wednesday, July 17th***

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office is looking for several suspects after a man was shot during an armed robbery.

It happened just before 11:00 Tuesday night  at Kent's corner store Gas Station. The store is  located on Edgefield highway, near Interstate 20. One man was shot during the incident and taken to the hospital. No word on his condition this morning. Count on News Channel 6 to follow any new developments.

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