Man wanted for questioning in Aiken shooting


Aiken, S.C. (WJBF) –  $1,000 is now being offered for information on a possible suspect in a shooting that happened in Aiken.

Aiken Public Safety officers have released a photo of a man they say was shot in the leg and then left the scene, possibly in a silver Saturn VUE, before police arrived.

It happened on June 1st along Kershaw Street.

They want to talk to the man who they say may have information in this case.

Two other people were also shot but were taken to the hospital and expected to be okay.

AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – Aiken Public Safety is investigating a shooting incident that sent two men to the hospital. It happened on Kershaw Street around 3:30pm Thursday afternoon.

According to a press release from Public Safety, officers found a black male with a gunshot wound to the leg. The officers rendered medical aid until EMS arrived and transported the victim to Augusta University Medical Center emergency room.

Capt. Sawyer says Public Safety then received information that another gunshot victim was in the emergency room at Aiken Regional Medical Center. That victim was later transferred to Augusta University Medical Center for treatment.

No other details have been released.

Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to contact Crimestoppers of the Midlands at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372) or the Aiken Department of Public Safety at (803) 642-7620. Callers may remain anonymous and could receive a cash reward of up to $1000.

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