Man killed in Aiken County shooting


AIKEN COUNTY, S.C. (WJBF) — One person is dead following a shooting in Aiken County.

The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says that investigators responded at 3123 Wagener Road on Saturday, October 2 at around 5:19 a.m. in reference to a shooting.

A male, later identified as 38-year-old Clifton Tyler, was found dead at the home. We’ve told witnesses said that they heard gunfire and saw a dark-colored SUV speeding away from the home.

The Aiken County Coroner says that Tyler died from at least one gunshot wound. An autopsy is scheduled for Monday in Newberry, S.C.

If you have any information, contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811. You can provide a tip through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for
information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for any crime.

Count on NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated on this developing story.

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