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Police arrest suspect in Aiken shooting

Wednesday, Nov. 24, 2010 1:50 AM
Last updated 9:47 AM
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AIKEN -- Aiken Department of Public Safety officers have made an arrest in a Tuesday night shooting.

Harry Arthur Butler Jr.   Special
Harry Arthur Butler Jr.

Officers have  charged Harry Arthur Butler Jr. in a shooting last night in Crosland Park.   He is being charged with attempted murder, unlawful carrying of a pistol and possession of a firearm during commission of a crime.  Other charges may be forthcoming, according to a news release. 

Last night, officers responded to reports of a shooting in the 1100 block of Hahn Avenue in Crosland Park just before midnight.

Police found a wounded man, Lance Tyler, 25, of Aiken, in the street with a gunshot wound to the leg. Tyler stated to officers that the person who shot him is known by a street name, "Skip."

Tyler was taken to MCG for treatment of non life-threatening injuries.

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pommom38 11/24/10 - 09:17 am
Another one? It is always in

Another one? It is always in the leg around here.
And finally, the *victim* sorta knows who did it, so come on ACPD, solve this one!

bentman 11/24/10 - 10:56 am
What a fine young citizen. A

What a fine young citizen. A product of our esteemed public assistance culture I'm sure.

stillamazed 11/24/10 - 11:44 am
Just another sad story of

Just another sad story of another wasted life. When will these young people ever learn? Seems their mentality is kill or be killed and I guess in some of their neighbor hoods that is the reality.

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