UPDATED ON 6: Man Shot In The Head During Wagener Home Invasion - WJBF-TV ABC 6 Augusta-Aiken

UPDATED ON 6: Man Shot In The Head During Wagener Home Invasion

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***UPDATED at 8:21 A.M. on Friday, May 23rd***


We now know more information regarding a shooting during a home invasion that happened in Wagener Thursday night.

An Aiken County Sheriff's Office spokesperson tells us, deputies responded to a 911 call for a home break-in with a shooting around 9:30 Thursday night.

Responding deputies arrived on the scene at 631 Country Lane Road, in Wagener, where they found the homeowner suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to his head.

The victim told investigators that two black males came into his front door, physically assaulted him, and demanded money at gunpoint. The suspects stole items from the home, shot the homeowner, and fled the area prior to deputies arriving on the scene.

The victim was taken to an area hospital by EMS for treatment of his injuries. His current condition is not known.

If anyone has any information about this case, or any case, they are encouraged to call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811 or Crime Stoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).

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***POSTED at 11:24 P.M. on Thursday, May 22nd***

Aiken County police are on the scene of a shooting in Wagener, South Carolina.

Dispatch confirms that a man was shot in the head during a home invasion. The shooting happened around 9:35 PM.

Officers are still on the scene. No word yet on the condition of the victim or if any suspects have been arrested.
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