4 dead, 1 wounded in apparent murder-suicide in Aiken

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Authorities said four persons were located shot to death in an apartment in Aiken and a fifth person transported to the hospital with life-threatening injuries, following an early morning shooting in Aiken.

At about 1:30 a.m. the Aiken Department of Public Safety responded to The Boundary at Silver Bluff Apartments on 749 Silver Bluff Road, on a shots fired reports.

While walking past apartments, police heard a gunshot, took cover and eventually secured the scene, according to an incident report shared Friday morning.

Public Safety said there is “no reason to believe there are any suspects at large.” Five victims with the same last name are listed in the incident report.

Authorities are working to identify a motive in the perceived murder-suicide.

Police are yet to disclose the victims identity.