Aiken man identified as victim in fatal Wagener Road shooting

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Published: Oct. 2, 2021 at 8:20 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 2, 2021 at 3:27 PM EDT
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AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says it’s investigating a shooting that killed an Aiken man in his home.

At 5:19 a.m. Saturday, the sheriff’s office says deputies responded to the 3100 block of Wagener Road for a call where a deceased male victim was found.

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office identified the victim as 38-year-old Clifton Tyler.

Tyler was pronounced dead on scene from at least one gunshot wound.

Witnesses told deputies they heard shots, and then saw a dark colored SUV speeding away from the scene.

Tyler will be autopsied on Monday in Newberry, S.C., the coroner’s office reports.

If you have any information on this crime, you are urged to call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at 803-648-6811 or the Midlands Crime Stoppers anonymously. Your tip could earn you up to $1,000.

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