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Reward offered for information on recent homicide

Posted: October 9, 2012 - 1:29pm  |  Updated: October 9, 2012 - 1:38pm

 


Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to the arrest of those connected to a recent North Augusta homicide.


About 2:45 a.m. Sept. 29, police responded to a report of a shooting at Ridgeview Manor Apartments on Bradleyville Road. They found Travis Smith, 28, dead of a gunshot wound to the abdomen.


A witness told police that two black men in hoodies approached Smith as he stood outside an apartment with his girlfriend. One of the men fired a shot in Smith’s direction as he and his girlfriend ran inside, according to a statement from North Augusta Public Safety.


Smith and his girlfriend were visiting a friend at the apartments.


The suspects are described as being more than 6 feet tall and weighing around 160 pounds. They are considered armed and dangerous. One wore a red hoodie and the other a black hoodie.


Anyone with information should contact Midlands Crime Stoppers at (888)-CRIMESC, text “tipsc” plus the message to 274637, or submit a tip through their Facebook page, “Midlands Crimestoppers”.


 

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