UPDATE: The Aiken County Coroner’s Office along with the New Ellenton Police Department and the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 20 year old New Ellenton man. 

Mr. Rakeem Jackson was pronounced dead at the scene after being found in a vehicle at the intersection of Valley Avenue and Shady Lane, Thursday night shortly before 11:00p.m. from a gunshot wound. 

An autopsy will be done Saturday  morning in Newberry, SC to determine the exact cause of death. 


The New Ellenton Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting.

The incident happened Thursday night just before 11 on Shady Lane.

The victim has not yet been identified.

No suspects have been named.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for the latest details as they become available.