Identity of Augusta man shot in face revealed


The man shot in the face Saturday evening has been identified by police as Jonathan Davis, 22, of the 3200 block of Brandywine Circle.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office report, a witness told officers that Davis knocked on her door about 8:30 p.m. and, when she opened it, he fell inside with a gunshot wound to the right side of his jaw.

Witnesses say two black men were seen leaving the scene. One has dreads and was wearing a white tank top and blue jeans. The other was wearing a white T-shirt and blue jeans. Both ran toward Fox Den Apartments, the sheriff’s office said.

Davis was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital with an injury not considered life-threatening, sheriff’s Lt. Robbie Silas said.



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