Incident

9-15-1997 South Carolina Aiken 7-1

Location

September 15, 1997

R.E. Phelon
Incident Address
Aiken, South Carolina

Participants

  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Charles Griffeth
  • Age: 56
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: David Wayne Moore
  • Age: 30
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Ernest Leonard Filyaw
  • Age: 31
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Esther Sheryl Wood
  • Age: 27
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Female
  • Status: Killed
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Stanley Vance
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: Jerry Corley
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Victim
  • Name: John Mucha
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Injured
  • Type: Subject-Suspect
  • Relationship: Co-worker
  • Name: Hastings Arthur Wise
  • Age: 43
  • Age Group: Adult 18+
  • Gender: Male
  • Status: Arrested

Incident Characteristics

  • Shot - Wounded/Injured
  • Shot - Dead (murder, accidental, or suicide)
  • Mass Murder (4+ deceased victims excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator , one location)
  • Mass Shooting (4+ victims injured or killed excluding the subject/suspect/perpetrator, one location)
  • Hate crime
  • Workplace shooting (disgruntled current or former employee)
  • Backfill

Notes

Blamed lack of promotion because "whites got the jobs"

Guns Involved

1 gun involved.

  • Type: Unknown

District

Congressional District: 2
State Senate District: 26
State House District: 82