Augusta man, 23, fatally shot during morning home invasion

Jezreel Hammond, 23, was fatally shot early this morning during a home invasion in the 2800 block of Royal Street, authorities say.

According to Mark Bowen, deputy Richmond County coroner, Mr. Hammond lived at the residence with his grandmother. He was pronounced dead shortly before 4 a.m.

An autopsy is planned later today.



Savannah River Site resumes normal activity

A suspicious item was discovered Wednesday afternoon at the Savannah River National Laboratory which prompted emergency responseactivities.

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