Man sustains single gunshot wound to leg on 12th Street

Shooting Friday afternoon on 12th Street



Richmond County officials confirmed Friday afternoon that a man was shot on 12th Street in Augusta.

About 3 p.m., deputies were called to the 1200 block of 12th Street, where the victim sustained a single wound to the leg, according to Richmond County sheriff’s Lt. Lewis Blanchard.

The man, who was not identified, was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center with injuries that were not considered life-threatening.

A suspect has been taken into custody, Blanchard said, but charges had not been filed Friday night.

“We’re in the very early stages of the investigation,” Blanchard said. “Right now, we’re still trying to get as much information as we can.”



Sun, 01/21/2018 - 20:23

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