UPDATE: Arrest in Beech Island area shooting

By: staff
By: staff

Monday, July 20, 2014

BEECH ISLAND, S.C. (WRDW)- The Aiken County Sheriff's Office has arrested the man they say shot another man.

Alex James Pitts, 21, was arrested at a family member's home in Warrenville. Deputies say he shot Ronald Mixon, 35, in the groin on July 17th.

Deputies say the shooting stemmed from an ongoing feud between the two men. According to reports, this morning after midnight Pitts went to Mixon's home and started an argument.

Deputies say, Pitts pointed a gun at Mixon. Mison grabbed a base ball bar and hit Pitts. Pitts then shot Mixon and left the home.

Mixon was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

Pitts is charged with attempted murder and possession of a weapon during violent crime.


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