Aiken teen shot and killed

By: Diane Cho Email
By: Diane Cho Email

June 25, 2007

AIKEN, S.C.---18-year-old Najee Preister of Aiken died last night of a gunshot wound sustained at around 3 o'clock yesterday afternoon.

Aiken County deputies say an unidentified man shot Preister in the chest in front of a mobile home at the intersection of Shenandoah Street and T&S Drive. Deputies found him lying face up on the ground, and he was transported to MCG. Preister was pronounced dead this morning.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office: (800) 922-9709. Individuals also should call Crimestoppers of the Midlands: (888) 559-TIPS. Callers will remain anonymous and are eligible for a cash reward of between $50 and $1000. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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