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Man shot in face in critical condition

Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 11:31 AM
Last updated 7:10 PM
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An Augusta man was in critical condition Tuesday after being shot in the face Monday night.

Richmond County sheriff’s Sgt. Dan Carrier said investigators were called around 10:30 p.m. to an area near Holley and Poplar streets, where they found Rico Burnett, 21.

Police are seeking assistance in finding the shooter. Investigators think there were witnesses but no one has come forward.

Anyone with information can contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1080.

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