Three men have been apprehended after a police chase that was prompted by shots fired near the Pinecrest neighborhood in Aiken north of Hampton Ave.

Rashawan Vertez Carter, 23 of Augusta, Rodrequiz Kintrell Jackson, 21 of Aiken, and Kentrell Antonio Brown, 22, of Augusta all have been arrested. Possible weapon and drug charges are pending, according to a press release from Aiken Public Safety. 

Shots where fired near Pinecrest Avenue -- the incident is believed to be connected with the vehicle and suspects arrested for fleeing Aiken Public Safety Officers at about 5 p.m. today, the release reads. The South Carolina Highway Patrol and the Aiken County Sheriff's Office assisted in the arrest of the suspects. No injuries have been reported.

Read tomorrow's edition of the Aiken Standard for more details.