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Male seriously injured in Aiken shooting; 1 person detained

Published: Sep. 15, 2020 at 8:05 AM EDT
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - Aiken Department of Public Safety officers and rescue crews responded Tuesday morning to a shooting in Aiken.

A male suffered a gunshot wound to the chest at a Circle K at 1011 E. Pine Log Road in an incident that was reported around 8 a.m.

The victim was transported to a local hospital with serious injuries, according to authorities.

Another male believed to have been involved in the incident was found at the scene and detained, law enforcement officials said. His name was not released.

Soon after the incident that’s just inside Aiken city limits, several patrol cars were on the scene, where officers had cordoned off the gas pumps with yellow crime scene tape.

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