One person dead after shooting in Aiken County

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NORTH AUGUSTA, S.C. (WJBF) – One person is dead after a shooting in Aiken County Monday night.

73-year-old J.C. Mims was pronounced dead at Augusta University Medical Center at 11:26 p.m. Monday.

Mims was transported to the hospital after someone discovered that he had been shot on H and H Street at 10:45 p.m. Monday.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday morning in Newberry.

The Aiken County Coroner’s Office along with the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the circumstances of Monday’s shooting.

Stay tuned to News Channel 6 for the latest on this developing story.

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