Aiken names suspect in shooting

Christopher Croft

Officers are looking for an Aiken man in connection with a shooting that occurred at an Aiken convenience store on Saturday.

According to an Aiken County Sheriff’s Office press release, Christopher Croft, 29, of the 1400 block of Redd Street in Aiken, has been identified as the man suspected in the shooting of Ray McMillan inside the Lucky 7 convenience store at 1108 Hampton Avenue on Saturday.

The sheriff’s office has warrants on Mr. Croft for assault and battery with intent to kill. The investigation is still under way and additional charges are pending.

The press release states that Mr. Croft should be considered armed and dangerous.

Anyone with information on Croft’s whereabouts can contact the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (800) 922-9709. Individuals can also call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at (888) 559-TIPS. Callers can remain anonymous and will be eligible for a cash reward between $50 and $1000.


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