Shooting investigation on Sommers Ave.


AIKEN, S.C. (WJBF) – UPDATE: Aiken County Department of Public Safety says that SLED has not been requested at this time to aid in the investigation into the shooting that occurred Saturday morning inside of Aiken City limits.

The shooting left two wounded. Both victims were male, one in his 30s and another in his 40s. The victims were transported by personal vehicles to the hospital where both were treated. One has been released.

There’ve been no arrests or suspects announced publicly at this time.

If you have any information on this incident, please contact The Aiken Department of Public Safety at 803-642-7620.

On Saturday, June 12th 2021, Aiken Public Safety officers responded to the area of Sommers Ave. and Alfred St. in reference to a shooting about 4 A.M.

Two victims who were shot had been already driven by personal vehicles to the local hospital.

One victim has since been released from the hospital and the other is still in the hospital recovering from his injuries. One victim was in his early 30’s, and the other was in his early 40’s. No suspects have been identified at this time.

Information from the community is vital to solving this and any crime. Anyone with information on this crime is urged to call Aiken Department of Public Safety at (803) 642-7620 or submit a tip to CRIME STOPPERS by using the P3 Tips app or going to and clicking Submit a Tip.

Tips submitted through Crime Stoppers will remain anonymous and may receive a cash reward of up to $1000.

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