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5 Key Questions in Jordan Shores Murder

Shores photo

1. Were the teen suspects really after a PlayStation 4? No. According to warrants, three robbers burst into the Fairview Road apartment and demanded money from the occupants. When they didn’t get any money, they shot 15-year-old Jordan Shores in the head and pistol-whipped the 16-year-old boy, firing the gun as well ...

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Killers in School: 3 Arrested at Silver Bluff High


Four new suspects, including a juvenile, were arrested Monday for murder in connection with Friday’s deadly home invasion at a Beech Island apartment. Around 12 pm Monday, in cooperation with the Aiken County School District Officials provided assistance to Aiken County Sheriff’s Investigators with the arrest of three new suspects ...

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Graniteville Man Killed by Gunfire; Roommate Being Questioned

Leroy Brown

Aiken County authorities are examining the details of a shooting in Graniteville in which a man was found shot to death. No charges have yet been filed in the death of 30-year-old Leroy W. Brown (pictured from Facebook), according to sheriff’s Capt. Eric Abdullah. Authorities responded to a shooting at 3 ...

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Teen, 15, Dies from Gunshots in Beech Island Home Invasion

Jordan Shores

A 15-year-old boy who was shot while visiting a friend’s house in Beech Island has died, according to the Aiken County coroner. Jordan Shores, 15, of North Augusta (pictured), was pronounced dead at 9:15 a.m. Saturday at Augusta University Medical Center. “Mr. Shores had suffered a non-survivable gunshot wound on ...

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SOLVED: Co-worker Charged in Death of Evans Worker


A co-worker has been charged in the death of an employee of Springwood Nursery who was found dead from gunshot wounds early Wednesday, authorities said. Christopher Lamar Rumph, 31, of Hephzibah (pictured), is being held at the Richmond County Jail on charges of murder in the death of 43-year-old Jerry ...

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