Man dead following late-night shooting in Aiken

January 11, 2019

A man is dead after being shot in Aiken.

Marcus Simpkins was shot late Monday night at Bea’s Club, Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton said Tuesday morning.

Simpkins was taken to Aiken Regional Medical Centers where he was pronounced dead just after midnight, Carlton said.

The Aiken Department of Public Safety and the Coroner’s Office are still investigating the incident.

An autopsy is scheduled in Newberry, Carlton said.

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