Jamin Eric Johnson (copy)

Jamin Eric Johnson

Deputies from Aiken and Edgefield counties arrested a man suspected of attempted murder in North Augusta on Friday. 

Jamin Johnson, 24, of Warrenville was arrested at a home on Ryan Ranch Court in North Augusta, according to the Aiken County Sheriff's Office.

Johnson is charged with attempted murder after allegedly shooting at a home off Windsor Road on Oct. 6.

Deputies said additional charges may be forthcoming from the investigation of the shooting.  

The arrest was made possible by citizens providing information that led deputies to the home in North Augusta, the sheriff's office said.

Johnson was recently involved in a car chase with police on the night of Sept. 24 that ended with drug and firearm charges being filed. 

According to an incident report , Johnson threw an AR-15 loaded with a 100-round drum magazine. 

Deputies also located a quantity of suspected illegal drugs in the vehicle which included methamphetamine, marijuana and ecstasy. 

Johnson will be held in the Aiken County detention center, according to the sheriff's office. 

Matthew Enfinger is a general assignment reporter with the Aiken Standard. Follow him on Twitter: @matt_enfinger