Augusta man shot at car with his children inside, police say

An Augusta man has been jailed after he shot at a car with his children inside after arguing with their mother at River Glen Apartments, police said.

According to a police report, the 25-year-old mother was at the complex on East Boundary around 11 p.m. Thursday picking up her three children, ages 4 to 8, from their father, Durell Lewis, 26, of Wise Road, when they argued.

The woman told deputies she loaded the children into her current boyfriend’s vehicle and was leaving the apartment complex when she heard three shots.

One of the shots struck the driver’s door of the vehicle. Another struck an apartment window.

Lewis has been booked into the Richmond County jail on charges of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon and three counts of aggravated assault.



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