Standoff ends at home on Ridgemont Drive in Aiken County


AIKEN COUNTY (WJBF) – Aiken County Sheriff Office Deputies responding to the scene of a shooting incident ended up in a standoff with a man in his home.

Aiken County Deputies responded to the home on the 1100 block of Ridgemont Drive Friday morning following a report of a shooting incident at that location.

Upon arrival, the subject, now identified as Brian Keith Salter, had barricaded himself inside the home.

After several hours, the stand-off ended around 5:30 p.m. without any injuries. Salter reportedly surrendered without incident after deputies made visual contact with him.

He has been taken to the Aiken County Detention Center to be booked on discharging a firearm into a dwelling and aggravated breach of the peace

No word on what’s caused the incident.

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