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FIRST LOOK: 3 Aiken Teens Killed in Sunday Shootings; Suspects Remain on the Loose


Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables has released the names of three teenagers who died Sunday after a shooting outside a single-wide trailer in Aiken County.

The victims are identified as 17-year-old Willie L. Garrett IV, 16-year-old Cameron Carroll and 16-year-old Ivan Perry. (Additional victim photos below)

Two of the victims were pronounced dead on the scene at 226 Wadley Drive in Aiken. Carroll was pronounced dead at Augusta University Medical Center.

A friend said they all attended Aiken High School. Willie and Cameron are first cousins, the friend said. They did not live on Wadley Drive, she said.

Autopsies are scheduled for Wednesday morning in Newberry, SC. The Coroner’s Office along with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office are continuing with the investigation.

At  the time of this post, officers were still looking for a black Hyundai Elantra or Sonata with four doors carrying three black male suspects, sheriff’s Capt. Eric Abdullah said. A motive is unclear, but the spokesman said “it does have that indications that it is gang-related.”

“Witnesses told investigators that before hearing the shots, the victims were in an argument with three (3) Black male suspects,” the captain said in a press release. “The last spotting of the car was when it turned onto Edgefield Highway.”

Anyone with information on the identities and whereabouts of these suspects are encouraged to contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811. The suspects should be considered as armed and dangerous.

Callers 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(s) responsible for any crime.

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Additional photos sent to The Jail Report:

Cameron Carroll, left, and Willie Garrett IV (Contributed photo)
Willie Garrett IV
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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