Teen charged in Friday shooting

An 18-year-old man has been charged in the Friday night shooting of a 20-year-old Augusta man.

Richmond County sheriff’s investigators said shots were fired during an argument about 11 p.m. in the 2000 block of Florida Road in the Hyde Park area, where a large group of people had gathered.

Demarcus Brown was taken to Medical College of Georgia Hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg. Investigators said he remains in stable condition.

Santonio Brown, who is not related to the victim, turned himself in to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office on Sunday. He was booked on charges of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.




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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