Augusta man identified as shooting victim

An Augusta man has been identified as the victim in Saturday night’s fatal shooting.

De’John Grant, 20, was pronounced dead at 8:03 p.m. Saturday from at least one gunshot wound, Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said.

The shooting occurred on Dublin Drive off Barton Chapel Road about 7:30 p.m. The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office was not releasing any information Sunday.

Jeffrey Adams, 29, of Augusta, was injured in the shooting and was being treated Sunday at Medical College of Georgia Hospital, said Sgt. Bill Leisey. His condition was not available.

An autopsy on Grant is scheduled at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab in Atlanta on Monday, Boose said in an e-mail.

1 dead, 1 hurt in Dublin Drive shooting

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