Iris Lane Murder suspect arrested

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#UPDATE | May 24, 2021 (WJBF) – Aiken County Investigators have arrested 34-year old Aaron Azeem Williams for the shooting on Iris Lane.

Witnesses reported hearing about 6 to 7 gunshots.

When deputies arrived on scene, they followed a trail of blood from the roadway to a wooded area behind 525 Iris Lane. There they found 26-year old Dexter Sullivan unresponsive with blood stains on his torso. Sullivan died on the scene.

Prior to the shooting, witnesses reported seeing Williams in the passenger seat of a blue Honda Civic being driving by a Caucasian female on Iris Lane.

When the vehicle came to a stop, witnesses told investigators that Williams and Sullivan got in a verbal argument and shortly thereafter shots were fired.

Williams ran away on where he was later found at another house on Iris Lane. He was taken into custody by investigators without incident.

Investigators have charged Williams with with Murder and Possession of a Weapon during Violent Crime.

He’s is currently being held in the Aiken County Detention Center.


Aiken, SC (WJBF)- Aiken County Coroner’s Office respond to shooting incident on Iris Lane, Aiken, SC.

Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 1:47 p.m. the Aiken County Coroner’s Office responded to a shooting incident in the five hundred block of Iris Lane that claim the life Dexter Sullivan, age 26.

Sullivan was pronounced dead on the scene from a gunshot wound. The details of what led up to the shooting are still under investigation.

Sullivan will be autopsied Wednesday in Newberry.

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

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