One person dead after shooting on Morgan Street in Aiken County

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AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WJBF) – The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office has released details regarding Thursday’s deadly shooting in Aiken.

Just before 10 p.m. Aiken County deputies responded to the 500 block of Morgan Street after reports of a person laying in the yard.

Deputies found the deceased victim, 35-year-old Antoine Eric Dickerson. He had been shot in the yard at that location.

Autopsy results show that Dickerson died from multiple gunshot wounds to the body. His death is being ruled a homicide.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at 803-648-6811. Individuals may also call Crime stoppers of the Midlands: 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372). Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.


UPDATE – 12:30 am – The Aiken County Coroner has identified the victim as 35-year-old Antoine Eric Dickerson from Williston, South Carolina.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday morning in Newberry, South Carolina . Circumstances related around the shooting are unclear at this time

An investigation is currently underway.


AIKEN COUNTY, SC (WJBF) –  One person is dead after a shooting on Pinecrest Avenue and Morgan Street in Aiken County.

Aiken County Dispatch says the call came in at 9:53 Thursday evening.

Investigators are still on scene interviewing witnesses. No word yet on any suspects.

We do have a crew on scene. Stay tuned to NewsChannel Six for the latest on this developing story.

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