Aiken Department of Public Safety

The Aiken Department of Public Safety is investigating the death of a 25-year-old Aiken man found shot to death this week inside of a Marlboro Street home.

Police responded to 149 Marlboro St. at 10:42 p.m. Thursday, where they found the victim lying in the front room of the home, according to a police report.

Police reported the victim was suffering from a gunshot wound.

Capt. David Turno, with Aiken Public Safety, said investigators have reported the death to be suspicious due to evidence found at the scene.

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is assisting Public Safety in the investigation, Turno said.

The Aiken County Coroner's Office has not released the victim's name.

Tripp Girardeau is the crime and courts reporter with the Aiken Standard. Follow him on Twitter at @trippgirardeau.