AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – One man is dead following a shooting in Aiken Tuesday night.
The Aiken County Coroner’s Office was called to the Colony Wood Apartments on the 800 block of Laurens Street NW on Tuesday around 8:46 P.M. where an Augusta man was shot and killed.
35-year-old Eugene Simpkins was visiting a friend at the apartments, sitting outside, when an unknown car drove by and fired multiple shots. He sustained at least one gunshot wound.
Simpkins was pronounced dead at 9:05 P.M. He will be autopsied in Newberry on Wednesday.
The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating.
Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.
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