Sheriff’s Office investigating shooting in Salley

August 8, 2018

A shooting incident in Salley is under investigation.

Around 7:21 p.m. Tuesday, Aiken County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to reports of shots fired and a person being injured on the 400 block of Rainbow Drive in Salley, according to a news release from the Sheriff’s Office.

Upon arrival, deputies found a white male suffering from an apparent gunshot wound to the head, according to a release. The victim was transported to an area hospital by Aiken County EMS for emergency treatment. The victim’s condition is not known at this time.

According to a news release, witnesses told deputies the incident was the result of a verbal altercation between several individuals that occurred at a different location prior to the shooting incident.

This is an ongoing investigation and as information becomes available, it will be released when appropriate. If anyone has any information about this incident, they encourage to call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at 803-648-6811 or CrimeStoppers at 888-CRIME-SC.

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