Man, 22, fatally shot on Tobacco Road

A 22-year-old Hephzibah man was fatally shot late last night on Tobacco Road.

According to a news release from Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen, Eric Wright, of the 3700 block of Woodlake Road, was seen talking to someone at a carwash at Tobacco Road and San Sebastian minutes before midnight when he was shot several times.

He was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital and pronounced dead about 12:30 a.m.

The shooting remains under investigation and an autopsy is scheduled this morning at the GBI Augusta lab.

 

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