Aiken Public Safety investigators are currently investigating an armed robbery and two shooting incidents within the Crosland Park community.
The three incidents have been determined to be related, a press release says. It is also been determined each incident is not random in nature but each incident location was specifically targeted.
On March 13, officers responded to the 600 block of Vincent Street in reference to an armed robbery of a person. The victim reported he and a female victim were approached by several subjects and held at gunpoint. The subject’s demanded the property from them and fled the area in a black Chevrolet Cobalt.
On March 16, officers responded to the area of Schroder Avenue and Hahn Avenue in reference to a shooting. The victim reported he was walking along the roadway on Schroder Avenue when he was shot by an unknown individual. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to local hospital for emergency medical treatment.
On March 17, officers responded to 1100 block of Alfred Street in reference to a shooting. The victim reported he was standing in the front yard of the residence when he was shot by an unknown individual. The victim sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to local hospital for emergency medical treatment.
Investigators are continuing to interview victims and witnesses to determine each connection in the incidents. Anyone with information related to any of the incidents are asked to contact Detective Jason Griffin at 803.642.7678 or Crimestoppers of the Midlands at the information below.
You can provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers. Your tip could earn you a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person responsible for this crime.
- PHONE TIP — call toll free number at 1-888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372).
- WEB TIP — go to the Midlands Crimestoppers website at www.midlandscrimestoppers.com and click
- Submit a Tip: MOBILE TIP — Download the new P3 Tips app on your Apple or Android Device.