Shots fired reported at South Aiken High School

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UPDATE: Three suspects have been charged after shots were fired at South Aiken High school Tuesday.

A 17-year-old has been charged with trespassing, disorderly conduct, and disturbing schools.

18-year-old Jalen Jones was charged with disorderly conduct

Jalen Jones

20-year-old Reggie Tyrell Jones has been charged with trespassing.

Aiken Public Safety Investigators say the 17-year-old suspect and Jalen Jones were involved in a physical altercation in the parking lot of South Aiken High School near the front entrance.

Reggie Tyrell Jones

Investigators say the 17-year-old waited for Jones in ashopping center parking lot nearby until school was dismissed. Several unidentified subjects then confronted Jones as he left the school parking lot.

During the confrontation, an unidentified person was believed to have fired a round from a gun. No injuries or property damage were reported.

Investigators are seeking the any information. If you have any information please contact Aiken Public Safety or Midlands Crime Stoppers.


AIKEN, SC (WJBF) – Aiken County dispatch responded to a report of shots fired in the parking lot of South Aiken High School.

According to a message on the school’s website, an altercation occurred this afternoon in the parking lot and a report of a gun shot was received by dispatchers.

At least 2 people have been taken into custody after a fight involving weapons in the senior parking lot.

According to Sergeant Jake Mahoney, this incident is not being considered a school shooting and no injuries or property damage have been reported.

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