#UPDATE | May 18, 2022 (WJBF) – A reward is being offered to help find the person(s) who shot a woman in a moving car on Jefferson Davis Highway Wednesday.
Investigators tell NewsChannel 6 the victim was traveling on Jefferson Davis Hwy towards Augusta.
They determined that the shooting occurred while the victim and the suspect(s) were possibly driving in the same direction.
They’re are asking for the community’s help for any information on this investigation especially from any witnesses who were traveling on Jefferson Davis Hwy during this incident. Either traveling towards Augusta, GA and towards Aiken, SC.
The suspects should be considered armed and dangerous.
Anyone that has any information that would lead to the identity and whereabouts of any suspects, should 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 chase reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for any crime.
Warrenville, Sc (WJBF)- The Aiken County Sheriffs Office is investigating a shooting that happened on the 18 hundred block of Jefferson Davis Highway in Warrenville.
“A few years ago there was a shooting off the driveway of the horse creek neighborhood where someone was killed“ said Bobby Griffin, who lives nearby.
Several bullet holes seen on this Honda Accord—The victim, found in her car, shot in the abdomen.
Deputies say they received the call around 9:40 this morning from the victim herself.
“As well as a deputy pulled up on the vehicle as the dispatch was putting the call out” said Captain Eric Abdullah, Aiken County Sheriffs Office.
Bobby Griffin lives near Jefferson Davis highway says even though this is not the first shooting he feels the area is still a safe place to live.
“It doesn’t happened that often and I think we’re pretty safe” said Griffin
Investigators have not released information on if this crime was a random shooting or if the victim was the intended target.
“We’re pretty sure its not random so we believe that the suspect or suspects are known to the victim” said Captain Abdullah
Griffin says how this shooting took place — took him by surprise.
“Yeah that’s the first time I’ve seen a shooting going down a highway in this area” said Griffin.
The victim was taken to a local hospital— her condition is unknown at this time. Her name has not been released and so far no one is in custody as investigators try to piece together what happened.