Man, 27, dies in late-night Augusta shooting

A 27-year-old man was fatally wounded late Friday, and sheriff's investigators were questioning a suspect Saturday morning.

According to a statement from the Richmond County Sheriff's Office, deputies went to the 1800 block of Fayetteville Drive just before midnight and found Lamar King with a gunshot wound to the chest. He was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center, where he died.

The person suspected of shooting King was being questioned but had not been charged, investigators said. The district attorney was being consulted.

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