Aiken County Sheriff’s officers: Aiken man shoots woman to death after being careless in handling loaded firearm

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Suspect arrested for 20th time

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AIKEN — Here’s something you won’t see on your local news this week.

Maybe the twentieth time will be the charm.

A 32-year-old Aiken County man was arrested for the shooting death of his friend with benefits.

Officers from the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office responded to CROSSROADS PARK DR around 0:24 today.

Upon arrival, they found a 31-year-old woman badly injured from a gunshot wound to the chest.

The 31-year-old victim died at 1:27.

Officers determined the suspect was completely careless in the handling of the loaded firearm, which led to the shot that killed the victim.

Steven Keith Thurmond, 32, was arrested by the Aiken County Sheriff’s Office and charged with involuntary manslaughter and possession of a weapon by a convicted felon.

According to the Jail Report, he had 19 prior arrests, some of which turned into convictions that landed him on the felons’ list.

He is still at the Aiken County Jail.

Liberty County officers want suspect for lewd acts involving children

HINESVILLE, Ga. — Liberty County Sheriff’s officers need help id’ing a man.

They say that this man is either Caucasian or Latino.

They say he is wanted for lewd and lascivious acts involving children.

Call the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office if you have any information about the subject.


Woman stabbed at Greensboro motel

GREENSBORO — A Guilford County woman reported to Greensboro Police Office deputies that she was stabbed at a motel.

Around 21:12 Monday, the victim arrived at the hospital to talk to deputies about the incident.

She said the incident happened at Microtel Inn, when someone produced a knife during the altercation. She was taken by a passer-by to the hospital.

She was in alive condition and is recovering from the stab wounds.

While cops said they are continuing the investigation, they do not have any suspects at this time.

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