News 12 at 11, March 21, 2008
AIKEN, SC.--The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office is investigating why an Aiken man shot his girlfriend in the hip overnight when she walked into the couple’s bedroom at 1489 University Parkway, Aiken, South Carolina.
The victim is identified as Shernell A. Martin, 24, 1489 University Parkway, Apartment A8, Aiken, South Carolina.
The subject is identified as Algeron D. Isaac, 25, 1489 University Parkway, Apartment A8, Aiken, South Carolina.
About 2:30 a.m., Isaac shot the victim with a 45 caliber handgun in the right hip when she walked into the bedroom.
“Right now, we’re trying to figure out whether this was an intentional or accidental shooting,” said Sheriff Michael Hunt. “Mr. Isaac was intoxicated, so we’re getting conflicting information.”
Aiken County Emergency Medical Services transported the victim to the Medical College of Georgia, in Augusta. She was treated and released.
ACSO has made no arrest in this case.
(Aiken County Sheriff's Office News Release)