2nd Suspect arrested in deadly shooting off Old Jackson Hwy; 3rd suspect still on the loose


(left) Shikem Saiquan Wright
(right) Shikorian Markel Corbitt

#UPDATE (9:20 a.m., July 3, 2020) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office made an arrest in an Aiken County murder case.

21-year old Shikem Saiquan Wright was arrested at River Edge Apartments in Augusta around 10:00 p.m. Wednesday night.

Wright has warrants for Murder, Possession of Weapon during Violent Crime, and Armed Robbery. He is currently being held in the Richmond County Jail pending an extradition hearing.

On May 4th, information provided to deputies was there were three Black males that fired shots at a car that was occupied by Christina Cuteri and another victim after they arrived at 1629 Old Jackson Highway.

The shooters drove away in a black in color sedan, leaving Cuteri in her vehicle dead from an apparent gunshot.

If anyone has any information, the ACSO encourages them to call (803) 648-6811.

You can provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers.

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

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – One person is now in custody following an investigation into a deadly shooting outside the city limits of Jackson, S.C., near the junction of Old Jackson Highway and Kathwood Road.

19-year-old Shikorian Markel Corbitt was taken into custody around 11:50 a.m. at 109 Main Street in New Ellenton.

Corbitt has been charged with Murder, Possession of Weapon during Violent Crime, and Armed Robbery. He is currently being held in the Aiken County Detention Center.

Capt. Eric Abdullah with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says the shooting was called in by a friend of the victim at 4:39 P.M. on May 4th. When deputies arrived, they found 31-year-old Christina Cuteri in the driver seat of a car with a gunshot wound.

The witness told deputies three men shot at their car when they pulled into a driveway on the 1600 block of Old Jackson Highway. The shooting suspects drove a black sedan. One of the suspects was reported to be a black male with long dreadlocks, while the other two were described as black males with short hair. Deputies are trying to find more information on the suspects.

When Aiken County EMS arrived, the victim was determined to be deceased. Aiken County Investigators and the Aiken County Coroner’s office responded to the scene and began an investigation.

If anyone has any information on the remaining suspects, please call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at 803-648-6811.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.


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