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Augusta teen found shot on Aiken sidewalk Tuesday morning, police investigating

May 8, 2019

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating a shooting incident early Tuesday morning on the 600 block of Aldrich Street in Aiken, which left one individual hospitalized.

Officers responded at 1:21 a.m. to 630 Aldrich Street in reference to reports of shots fired in the area, according to the report.

Upon arrival, an individual was seen lying on the sidewalk suffering from an apparent gunshot wound, police reported.

The victim, who was identified by police as a 19-year-old Augusta man, was taken by EMS to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Investigators searched the area for suspects and spoke with witnesses.

No suspect has been identified and no arrests have yet been made.

The incident is still under investigation.