17-year-old charged with murder in connection with shooting death in Aiken County

17-year-old arrested, charged with murder in Aiken County

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WIS) - Officials in Aiken have taken a 17-year-old into custody in connection with a deadly shooting that took place on Laurens Street on Saturday.

Dae’Kwon Simmons has been charged with one count of murder and two counts of attempted murder. He has been charged in connection with the death of 42-year-old Larry Swearingen.

Simmons, who surrendered himself to Aiken Public Safety officers on Monday afternoon, is now being held at the Aiken County Detention Center.

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