Two men arrested; cop fires gun after morning altercation, chase

Two Augusta men were arrested this morning after fleeing police who had answered a disturbance call.


According to deputies, Brandon David Langston, 21, of the 2900 block of Jackson Street, was charged with aggravated assault on an officer, obstruction, driving without a licence, reckless driving, and attempting to elude an officer.

Deputies had been called to a residence in south Augusta where a man was said to be arguing with this mother.

When police arrrived, the man identified as Mr. Langston, jumped into a 1985 Chevrolet Blazer and drove away.

At one point a deputy fired several shots at the vehicle.

The SUV finally stopped on Kevin Drive where Mr. Langston was taken into custody after trying to flee.

Two other men were in the car, including Orenthal James Seabrooks, 22, 3700 block of Massoit Drive, who was charged with possessing a weapon with an altered serial number, police said.

A third person in the car was not charged.



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