Deputies investigate Bleakley Street shooting

Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 7:11 PM
Last updated Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 12:26 AM
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Richmond County Sheriff’s investigators were searching for a shooter after at least one person was shot in the Cherry Tree Crossing housing complex Sunday evening.

About 6:45 p.m., deputies responded to the 1500 block of Bleakley Street for reported shots fired with one person hit, authorities said. When they arrived they found only a pool of blood.

A shooting victim arrived by car at Medical College of Georgia Hospital around the same time. He was reported to be alert and speaking to officers. Deputies were also searching for second shooting victim who was reported to be shot in the right shoulder. Authorities suspected the shootings were related.

A suspect was described as a young black man, 5 feet, 3 inches and 125 pounds, wearing all black. He was last seen running along Bleakley Street.

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F4therTime
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F4therTime 11/19/12 - 08:26 am
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After all those
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Section 8 vouchers are distributed among South Augusta neighborhoods we won't have to hear about Cherry Tree anymore....

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 11/19/12 - 08:43 am
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ACTS

ACTS - Another Cherry Tree Shooting.

Note (1): An acronym soon to be retired with the closing of CTC.

beboisme
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beboisme 11/19/12 - 09:09 am
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Vouchers aren't just for

Vouchers aren't just for S.Augusta, they are for anyone who will rent their property to them, anywhere.

nanowerx
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nanowerx 11/19/12 - 09:43 am
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I feel sorry for south Augusta

The trash is headed your way...

Bulldog
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Bulldog 11/19/12 - 10:14 am
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Landlords

Landlords can easily and legally keep undesirable scum from out of their properties. Unfortunately some of them don't give a damn about anyone but themselves. It's time to turn up the heat on absentee landlords who allow this to go on. Time to bring their names out in public for the ridicule and condemnation they deserve!

F4therTime
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F4therTime 11/19/12 - 11:17 am
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Yes bebo they can...
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but it seems more of them are located in South Augusta than anywhere else. What about when the landlord is the Augusta Housing Authority? The actual home owner has no say once he agrees to let his home be a section 8 home. He is guaranteed his money but not the condition of his house nor the upkeep of his property.

chadwick323i
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chadwick323i 11/19/12 - 01:24 pm
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Scary Tree

They should call it Scary Tree!!!

PUPPYMOMMA
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PUPPYMOMMA 11/19/12 - 04:34 pm
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Time to change the name

Time to change the name again. Maybe call it Dodge City. A young man weighing 125 and standing 5'3 sounds like he hasn't hit his growth spurt yet.

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