Man shot in head during Aiken Co. home break-in

Man shot in head during Aiken Co. home break-in

WAGENER, SC (WFXG) - A homeowner was shot in the head after two men broke into his house Thursday night, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

Deputies responded to a 911 call around 9:30 p.m. at a home in the 600 block of Country Road in Wagener. The found the homeowner inside with a gunshot wound to his head.

The victim told deputies that two men came in his front door, physically assaulted him and demanded money at gunpoint, according to the sheriff's office. The men stole items from his home, shot him and fled before deputies arrived.

The homeowner was taken to the hospital, deputies said. His condition is unknown.

Anyone with information about this case can call the sheriff's office at 803-648-6811 or Crime Stoppers at 1-888-CRIME-SC (1-888-274-6372).

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