Fatal shooting reported in Aiken County

A Warrenville man was fatally shot this afternoon, according to the Aiken County Coroner’s Office.

Timothy R. Johnson, 23, was killed about 3 p.m., according to an email from Coroner Tim Carlton. The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office said deputies responded to a shooting incident in the 100 block of Beckham Road in Warrenville and found a deceased male with a gunshot wound to the chest outside a residence.

An autopsy is scheduled Wednesday.

No arrests have been made. Anyone with information can call the sheriff’s office at (803) 648-6811, or Crime Stoppers of the Midlands at (888) 274-6372. Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $1,000.




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