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Home  |  News  |  Police: Drive-by shooting killed man sleeping in bed

Police: Drive-by shooting killed man sleeping in bed
Tuesday, April 17, 2012

 
IKEN, SC (WIS) - Aiken Public Safety investigators are looking for the person or persons responsible for shooting into a home and killing a man who was sleeping in his bed early Monday morning.

Officers responded to a shooting call at 426 Abbeville Ave. NE about 1:24 a.m. Upon arrival, they found the victim, 44-year-old Rickie Lorenzo Harden, still in his bed with a gunshot wound to the head.

A preliminary investigation reveals an unknown person or persons discharged a weapon multiple times into the home from the outside, according to Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton.

Harden's wife was also home at the time, but was not injured.

Police do not have any suspects.

Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to call Crimestoppers of the Midlands at (888) CRIME-SC.

Callers can remain anonymous and be eligible for a cash reward between $50 and $1000.

Source: http://www.wistv.com/story/17462877/police-drive-by-shooting-killed-man

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