Eugene A. Simpkins, of East Hale Street in Augusta, was visiting a friend at the Colony Woods apartment complex on Laurens St. in Aiken and was sitting outside in front when a vehicle drove by and someone fired shots from it. The shooting occurred late Tuesday evening. According to reports, 35 year old Eugene Simpkins, suffered at least one gunshot wound and was pronounced dead at the scene at 9:05 p.m. Police Officials are seeking the public's help.
Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the Aiken Department of Public Safety at 803-642-7620 or Crimestoppers at 888-CRIME-SC (888-274-6372). Callers may remain anonymous and may receive a cash reward of up to $1000.
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