Timeline of shooting at South Aiken High School
Monday, Jan. 30, 2017
AIKEN, S.C.(WRDW/WAGT) -- A shooting occurred at South Aiken High School on Friday night and created a lot of chaos as law enforcement worked to secure the scene.
We're on your side with a timeline of what went down Friday night.
A fight broke out and shots were fired as students and fans were leaving South Aiken High School after the South Aiken versus Aiken basketball game.
Public Safety confirmed they responded to the shooting.
Other law enforcement agencies were on scene for the game already.
Aiken Department of Public Safety said 3 people were shot.
The victims were taken to the hospital.
The active shooter scene was declared over but no suspects were taken into custody.
Aiken County Public School District releases statement on shooting.
The City of Aiken's Communication Manager issued a statement on the shooting. The statement said
A second release was issued by the Aiken County Public School District and Department of Public Safety. The release said the victims were: a 45-year-old female, a 13-year-old female, and a 19-year-old male.
It also said,
Police said prior to the basketball game, a 15-year-old was arrested for having a firearm. The gun was not loaded.
Suspect remains on the run.
An incident report said investigators found 9 mm bullet casings at the scene.
They believe the suspect to be a black male between 18 and 35 years old. He was possibly wearing a hooded sweatshirt that was green, gray, or blue in color at the time of the incident.
Two suspects arrested in connection to the shooting.
Investigators said Dedrick Dashaun Nelson, 18, and Rakish Jenkins, were arrested on charges including carrying a pistol on school property and unlawful carrying of a pistol.
Rakish Jenkins was charged with attempted murder and firearm possession.