Lee Rogers

ACSO Investigates Highway 81 Shooting

$5k reward offered

August 13, 2019 - 10:50 am

The Anderson County Sheriff's Office issued the following press release Tuesday regarding a reward being offered in an aggravated assault case.

Piedmont, SC (13 August 2019, 10:30 a.m. EDT) – On August 10, 2019 the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office responded to Highway 81 North in Piedmont in reference to a shooting incident.

Upon arrival, deputies located three victims that stated while traveling on Highway 81 their vehicle was shot, by another motorist. The victim described the suspect vehicle as a light blue/gray sedan (possibly a Chrysler 300). 

The driver of the vehicle and a three (3) year old passenger were injured during the incident.  The three year old received several cuts from glass shards as the bullet entered the vehicle, breaking one of the rear windows. The suspect vehicle continued towards Powdersville from the area of Jameson Road on Highway 81 North.    

The victim, who wishes to remain anonymous at this time, and their employer have offered a $5,000 dollar reward for information leading to an arrest in this case.

If you live on the Highway 81 North near Jameson Road and have surveillance, we ask that you review the video between the times of 9 and 10 pm.  If you have any information surrounding the incident, please call us at 864-260-4400 referencing ACSO case number 2019-12517.  

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