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Man, 24, shot in leg during Augusta home invasion

Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 4:52 PM
Last updated 5:01 PM
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Authorities continue to investigate a home invasion and shooting that occurred late Monday night.

According to a Richmond County sheriff’s incident report, the 24-year-old victim was at his apartment in the 4000 block of Wheeler Woods Road shortly before 11 p.m. when he answered a knock at his door to find two armed men.

The victim, Xavia Dwight Anderson, told deputies the men entered his apartment and silently went through his rooms collecting electronics. In his bedroom, one of the suspects, who the victim identified as 22-year-old Rico Casey, fired several shots and hit Anderson in the leg. The victim barricaded himself in the room and jumped out his window to get help from a neighbor.

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