One person is in custody and two more are being sought in connection with the weekend shooting deaths of three teens in Aiken.
The Aiken County Sheriff’s Office says 17 year old Willie Garrett IV, 16 year old Ivan Perry and 16 year old Cameron Carroll were shot outside a home in the 200 block of Wadley Drive around 1:30 Sunday afternoon. Garrett and Perry died at the scene. Carroll died later at Augusta University Medical Center.
Investigators arrested 18 year old Xabian Bailey of Aiken late last night at a home in the 100 block of Lloyd Town Road, where authorities believed the suspects were hiding out. Bailey was taken into custody without incident and is expected to be charged with three counts of murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime.
Investigators have identified two more suspects that are being sought in connection with the deadly shooting. They’re looking for 20 year old Alvin Artis IV and a 15 year old juvenile. Both should be considered armed and dangerous. Anyone with information that could lead authorities to the suspects is asked to call the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office at (803) 648-6811. You can also provide information anonymously through Midlands Crime Stoppers Your tip could earn a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of the person(s) responsible for any crime.
Thanks to Mary Liz Nolan of WGAC for the story.