Fourth suspect arrested in connection with disturbance at South Aiken High School


Jalen Jones, Reggie Tyrell Jones, Markael Khail Forrest

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – A fourth suspect has been arrested in connection with an incident at South Aiken High School involving a gun.

22-year-old Markael Khail Forrest has been arrested and charged with Unlawful Carrying of a Pistol, Carrying a Weapon on School Property and Disturbing Schools.

Forrest is currently being held at the Aiken County Detention Center.

A 17-year-old has been charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct, and disturbing schools.

18-year-old Jalen Jones was charged with disorderly conduct

20-year-old Reggie Tyrell Jones has been charged with trespassing.

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Authorities in Aiken, South Carolina are searching for the fourth person connected with a disturbance at South Aiken High School on Tuesday, September 10.

Markael Khail Forrest, 22, of Aiken is facing charges of unlawful carrying of a pistol, carrying a weapon on school property, and disturbing schools.

“Forrest has been identified as the individual shown in a previously released image holding a pistol in his hand, during the disturbance in the South Aiken senior parking lot the afternoon of September 10th,” officials said in a news release.

He should be considered armed and dangerous.

If you have any information, you can submit your tip anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC.

Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime.

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