Aiken County Police identify suspect in fatal shooting

Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Reginald Jerome Hamilton Jr., 22, of Aiken, on a charge of murder, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office Tuesday.

Aiken County sheriff’s investigators have identified a suspect in Monday’s fatal shooting of a Beech Island man.

Investigators obtained an arrest warrant for Reginald Jerome Hamilton Jr., 22, of Aiken, on a charge of murder, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office Tuesday.

About 6:53 p.m. Sunday, deputies were called to the 200 block of Green Road, in the Petticoat Junction area of Aiken County, to investigate a report of gunshots in the area, according to the statement. When officers arrived, they found Isiah D. Miles, 35, suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Miles was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he was later pronounced dead, Coroner Tim Carlton said late Monday.

An autopsy was performed in Newberry, S.C., on Tuesday.

Anyone with information can call the sheriff’s office at (803) 648-6811 or the Midlands Crimestoppers at (888) 274-6372.

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