Berkeley County announces reward increase in Ariel Morgan case

Berkeley County announces reward increase in Ariel Morgan case

BERKELEY COUNTY, SC (WCSC) - Authorities with Berkeley County are hoping that an increase in reward money will lead to answers in a fatal shooting that took place in 2014.

The Berkeley County Sheriff's Office and Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry announced that the reward in the Ariel Morgan shooting incident has increased to $10,000, with an additional $1,000 being donated by an anonymous private donor.

On June 7, 2014 violence broke out during a block party in the Moncks Corner area of Berkeley County. Multiple shots were fired among a crowd of hundreds of attendees. As a result 19 year old Ariel Morgan, who was an innocent bystander at the party, was shot and fatally wounded.

Berkeley County Sheriff's Office detectives have worked countless hours on this case but no one has come forward with information sufficient to seek prosecution.

Detectives are asking for the public's cooperation to help bring closure to the case and comfort to Miss Morgan's family.

Anyone who may have been at the party or who may have knowledge that could help the detectives solve this case is asked to call Crime Stoppers of the Lowcountry at 1-888-CRIME-SC (1-888-274-6372) or 843-554-1111.

Information leading to identity of the person or persons responsible could earn a reward now totaling $11,000.

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