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Augusta man in hospital after being shot and robbed

Sunday, July 29, 2012 12:10 PM
Last updated 9:42 PM
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One man is in the hospital after he was shot in the back and robbed, authorities said.

Charles Palmer, 38, of the 900 block of Cedar Street, was leaving his house about 11:15 p.m., when a man wearing a black mask jumped out of a dark car and pointed a gun at him, Richmond County Sheriff’s Sgt. Dan Carrier said.

When Palmer started to run, he was shot in the back and fell to the ground. The robber than grabbed his chain necklace off of his neck and drove away.

Carrier said Palmer was taken to the Medical College of Georgia Hospital where his injury appears to be non life-threatening.

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KSL
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KSL 07/29/12 - 12:54 pm
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Must have been a "friend" to

Must have been a "friend" to know about the necklace.

palmetto1008
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palmetto1008 07/29/12 - 02:30 pm
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Sour milk
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I'd say the milk turned sour, news flash.

myfather15
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myfather15 07/30/12 - 01:33 am
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We need more gun

We need more gun regulations!!! I'm sure these guys wouldn't have done this had there been a ban on semi-automatic firearms, high capacity magazines. We also need a law against shooting a person in the back who is running from you because your robbing him. Where are our representatives on this issue???

KSL
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KSL 07/30/12 - 01:44 am
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Seriously, we need a law

Seriously, we need a law making it legal for police to shoot someone in the back for running from them and refusing to halt, when told to do so.

RoadkiII
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RoadkiII 07/30/12 - 07:31 am
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With all the crap going on in

With all the crap going on in the area maybe the name should be changed to Dodge City. Matt has unfortunately passed but I think Newly is still around.

Fredp
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Fredp 07/30/12 - 10:08 am
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How can guns laws stop a

How can guns laws stop a criminal that does not abide by them in the first place?

Make the punishment harsher! These guys are not buying these guns legally

cheapster505
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cheapster505 07/30/12 - 10:26 am
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well

"A well-regulated militia being necessary for the security of the State".... Of which this was NOT

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