2 injured in Augusta shooting

Police say a Saturday shooting injured two people at an apartment complex in the 1700 block of Essie Mae McIntyre Boulevard.

According to a Richmond County Sheriff’s Office news release, deputies were sent to the scene about 1:30 p.m. and Daniell Simmons, 26, with a gunshot wound to the stomach and Kevin Hanna, 22, with a gunshot wound to the head. Both were taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Police say that Simmons has since been released from the hospital. Hanna is currently in critical condition.

Witnesses told deputies they saw a black man running toward T. W. Josey High School’s football stadium, shooting a weapon as he ran.



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