Updated: Augusta man dies after being shot near Waffle House

Victor Adams is being charged with the murder of Tsean Carter in a shooting at Waffle House on Talbot Drive in Hephzibah.

A 24-year-old Augusta man has died after being shot near a Waffle House in Hephzibah, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies and investigators responded at 4 a.m. Saturday to 103 Talbot Drive in reference to a shooting, according to a news release. The deputies discovered the victim with life-threatening injuries and transported him to AU Medical Center.

The victim, identified by the Richmond County Coroner’s Office as Tsean Carter, of the 2500 block of Rhodes Drive, later died.

Victor Adams, 38, of the 4100 Block of Windsor Spring Road, was arrested in the shooting. He was being held Saturday at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center on charges of murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

An autopsy will be scheduled at the GBI Crime Lab in Atlanta, chief deputy coroner Kenneth Boose said.



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