Arrest made in Olive Road shooting

Marcus Anthony Leverett

Editor's note: Because of incorrect information provided to The Augusta Chronicle, the shooting suspect was misidentified in an earlier version of this story. Marcus Anthony Leverett, 28, has been charged in connection with a shooting Dec. 7 on Olive Road.

Richmond County sheriff’s deputies have made an arrest in a shooting that wounded a 19-year-old man at a convenience store Dec. 7, Lt. Blaise Dresser said.

Marcus Anthony Leverett, 28, was arrested Wednesday and charged in the shooting of Richard Mills at the Pak-N-Go in the 1600 block of Olive Road. Mills was shot at least three times in the legs and chest, police said.

Leverett faces charges of aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a first offender probationer, Dresser said in an e-mail.

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