Man shot outside convenience store

A man was shot Wednesday night in the parking lot of an Augusta convenience store.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff's Office dispatcher, the shooting happened about 8:45 p.m. at the Short Stop Convenience Store at 2159 Martin Luther King Blvd.

The victim, Harvey Scott, 33, was shot in the chest. He was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital for treatment.



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