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Man is wounded in shooting in Aiken


A man was wounded Sunday afternoon in a shooting at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center in Aiken.

Antwon Reed, 18, of Aiken, was struck in the shoulder, according to a news release from Aiken Public Safety. Mr. Reed was taken by ambulance to an area hospital, Lt. David Turno said. The shooting happened about 3:30 p.m. after a fight in a gymnasium, Lt. Turno said.

Man arrested in armed robbery of parts store

An Augusta man was arrested and charged in the armed robbery of the O'Reilly Auto Parts store at 3297 Deans Bridge Road on Sunday.

According to a Richmond County sheriff's report and a Richmond County jail committal, Mekios Maloyd, 23, of the 3400 block of Dublin Drive, robbed the store about 11 a.m. and fled with an unknown amount of cash into a nearby wooded area, where he was arrested.

Fort Gordon will hold information meeting

Fort Gordon will hold its monthly community information briefing for the public at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Gordon Club on 19th Street.