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West Columbia teen faces attempted murder charge

Jaylen Wiggins (Source: LCSD)

A West Columbia teenager has been charged with attempted murder after a physical altercation Friday evening.

According to the Lexington County Sheriff's Department, Jaylen Wiggins, 17, argued with an unidentified person inside a home on Villas Court. The argument turned physical when Wiggins pulled out a silver pocket knife.

Wiggins stabbed the victim three times in the head area. The injuries appear to be non-life threatening.

In addition to attempted murder, Wiggins was also charged with possession of a weapon during a violent crime.

Wiggins was denied bond on Saturday. He is currently held at the Lexington County Detention Center.


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