Suspect arrested, victim identified following deadly Aiken shooting last week

Robert Samuels was arrested and charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a deadly crime. (Source: Aiken County Sheriff's Office)
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Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2019

AIKEN, S.C. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A suspect has been arrested in a deadly shooting that happened last week.

According to a press release, Bennie Wright, 43, was shot on the 400 block of Plunkett Avenue on Oct. 1 around 7 p.m. Wright died Monday at Augusta University Medical Center.

A suspect in the shooting was also arrested Monday.

Robert Samuels was arrested and charged with murder and possession of a weapon during a deadly crime.

We're looking to uncover more details.

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