UPDATE: One person shot in Jackson; evidence scarce - WFXG FOX 54 - News Now

UPDATE: One person shot in Jackson; evidence scarce

Source: Jake Wallace/WFXG Source: Jake Wallace/WFXG
JACKSON, SC (WFXG) -

Update:

Officials working with the Jackson Police Department tell FOX54 evidence found within a home on 5th Street does not support claims by a victim in a shooting there.

Investigators were called out to the home after a person was shot in the chest. The victim told investigators that a black male with short dreadlocks shot him. Tuesday, Investigators confirmed the shell casings found in the home match the ammunition in the victim's gun. The only gun found on site is the victim's gun.

The investigation is ongoing.

Update:

Captain Troy Elwell with the Aiken County Sheriff's Office says a white male was shot in the upper right chest this afternoon. According to Capt. Elwell, the victim was alert and able to talk to investigators before being transported to the hospital.

The victim told officers he was shot by a black male with short dreadlocks.

The ACSO dog team is currently on the scene looking for a possible suspect. Jackson Police also responded to the scene and are aiding in the investigation.

Original Story:

The Aiken County Sheriff's Office tells FOX54 that one person has been shot in Jackson.

Deputies are working the scene at 401 5th Street inside the Jackson city limits.

Jackson Middle School is also reported to be on lockdown, according to staff at the school. Children are being picked up one by one.

The shooter is not yet in custody. Stay with us for updates.

  • NEWSMore>>

  • Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

    Olympic gymnastics ex-doctor pleads guilty to sex charges

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 1:51 AM EST2017-11-22 06:51:40 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:14 PM EST2017-11-23 03:14:31 GMT

    Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas are among the women who have publicly said they were among the doctor's victims.

    More >>

    Olympic gymnasts Aly Raisman, McKayla Maroney and Gabby Douglas are among the women who have publicly said they were among the doctor's victims.

    More >>
  • Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

    Cold War drama caught on video as N. Korean soldier escapes

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 2:11 AM EST2017-11-22 07:11:49 GMT
    Wednesday, November 22 2017 10:14 PM EST2017-11-23 03:14:03 GMT

    On a cold, grey afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him.

    More >>

    On a cold, grey afternoon, a lone North Korean soldier races toward freedom, the shock of his comrades palpable as they realize he is defecting to the South and start sprinting after him.

    More >>
  • Body of 31-year-old found in Phinizy Swamp after hours of searching

    Body of 31-year-old found in Phinizy Swamp after hours of searching

    Wednesday, November 22 2017 9:43 PM EST2017-11-23 02:43:45 GMT
    31-year-old Jonathan Amerson went duck hunting by himself Tuesday morning and his family says that's the last time they heard from him.  There aren't enough words to describe what kind of person Jonathan Amerson was according to his brother Robbie. A father, a close friend, and someone who loved being out in the wilderness. "He's an avid hunter. This is his way out, this is what he loves to do," says Robbie. He explains Jonathan doesn't go hunting at Phinizy Swam...More >>
    31-year-old Jonathan Amerson went duck hunting by himself Tuesday morning and his family says that's the last time they heard from him.  There aren't enough words to describe what kind of person Jonathan Amerson was according to his brother Robbie. A father, a close friend, and someone who loved being out in the wilderness. "He's an avid hunter. This is his way out, this is what he loves to do," says Robbie. He explains Jonathan doesn't go hunting at Phinizy Swam...More >>
Powered by Frankly