Arrest made in Augusta New Year's Day homicide

Friday, Jan. 4, 2013 10:12 AM
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Richmond County sheriff’s investigators said Friday they suspect that the man they arrested in a fatal New Year’s morning shooting was firing at someone else when his bullet hit the victim.

Deontre Alvez Hubert had been charged with murder.  SPECIAL
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Deontre Alvez Hubert had been charged with murder.

Lt. Calvin Chew said Deontre Alvez Hubert, 18, of the 500 block of Richmond Hill Road West, was taken into custody late Thursday and charged with murder and possession of a firearm during commission of a crime. He is charged in the slaying Tuesday morning of Edward Yancey, 21, at Club Fiescos on Peach Orchard Road.

Chew said that Hubert knew the victim but that Yancey wasn’t the intended target when Hubert fired into the club from the parking lot. Yancey was standing next to people at whom Hubert was shooting, Chew said.

Although investigators are still working on the case, they believe the gunfire resulted when one group of people confronted another at the club after 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Hubert, who has no criminal record in Richmond County state or superior courts, is being held in jail.

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itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 01/04/13 - 12:03 pm
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Looks like a real tough guy,

Looks like a real tough guy, eh? Maybe prison will slap that arrogance out of him.

Frita's Boss
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Frita's Boss 01/04/13 - 12:10 pm
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The kid never had a chance

The kid never had a chance since birth. "Deontre Alvez"

Have fun in jail.

x58dav8r
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x58dav8r 01/04/13 - 12:26 pm
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Not his first brush, even at 18

Deontre Alvez Hubert, 17, disturbing schools in North Augusta booking.
Deontre Alvez Hubert, 17, simple possession of marijuana, resisting arrest.
Deontre Alvez Hubert, 17 — disturbing schools.

MarinerMan
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MarinerMan 01/04/13 - 12:29 pm
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Been Booked Before
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Booked in North Augusta in November for "disturbing schools". When you take someone's life, I think you've got to listed as "done". As stated above, looks tough now, probably won't be later. Stick a fork in him...

Farmboy
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Farmboy 01/04/13 - 12:48 pm
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It's a shame..

18 years old. Just throw your life away for a 2 second burst of anger. Does it seem worth it to you?

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Willow Bailey 01/04/13 - 01:01 pm
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Pent up and unresolved anger is a very powerful emotion.

How sad for the young man who was killed and his family; how sad for this young man who killed and his family.

Mismanaged anger destroys.

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 01/04/13 - 01:08 pm
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He looks like a real charmer

Too bad he didn't learn some social and coping skills along the way. He's sure to learn a whole lot over the next few years from people a lot tougher and with a lot more experience in badness than himself.

Poor thing.

OpenCurtain
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OpenCurtain 01/04/13 - 01:54 pm
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18 and in the bar drinking???

Looks like someone regain their sight.

Now it is Time to pull a license , with NO 2nd Chances here.

Patty-P
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Patty-P 01/04/13 - 03:18 pm
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'who has no criminal record

'who has no criminal record in Richmond County state or superior courts'
...precursor to a plea deal.

oneofthesane
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oneofthesane 01/04/13 - 05:22 pm
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not anger
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...respect. That is what it is all about in the Urban culture. There are great books to read that will explain so much about so many things.

rebellious
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rebellious 01/04/13 - 06:51 pm
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respect?

Get real. It's not about respect, it's about a loss of respect for the sanctity of life. Respect can be lost or gained through old fashioned fisticuffs, not an 18 year old shooting a gun into a crowd. I ain't buying that.

Other than the defense of life or limb, nothing is worth dying or killing for. This whole "dissing me" thing is complete and total bullcrap.

In my day, I have had more respect for the loser in a fistfight because he stood up to a larger adversary than for the "winner" in the fight.

Nope, a warped sense of what is important and a cultural influence from rappers who talk about capping somebody has twisted todays' inner city youth into thinking that is a solution.

As a result, two families lives have been changed forever.

palmetto1008
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palmetto1008 01/04/13 - 07:39 pm
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oneofthesane is right,
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oneofthesane is right, rebellious. Whether you like it or not. And, more should follow oneofthesane's recommendation: spend time reading books along with the newspapers.

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corgimom 01/04/13 - 07:48 pm
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If you live long enough, you

If you live long enough, you will have pentup and unresolved anger, because life just isn't fair. And Willow Bailey, you don't have the faintest idea what precipated that shooting. For all you know, this started because of a woman, because of another man, because of a drug deal, because of a previous beef- there is no way to know from this story.

Fiat_Lux
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Fiat_Lux 01/04/13 - 07:50 pm
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Really, though,

the kid looks like he's trying not to cry, no matter how much anger and intimidation he's trying to project.

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harley_52 01/04/13 - 09:10 pm
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" It's not about respect....

....it's about a loss of respect for the sanctity of life. "

Heed this point carefully. Is human life of any/much value? If it is, how can we justify abortion? How can we flood kids with all the violence/cruelty they see on TV, video games, and in movies?

I'm really not some kind of peacenik softie here, I'm asking how we can subject kids to the kind of stuff we do, and how can we do things to discourage the presence of a FATHER in the house, and expect kids to grow up being socially responsible, compassionate, socially adjusted adults?

Patty-P
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Patty-P 01/04/13 - 09:53 pm
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'For all you know, this

'For all you know, this started because of a woman, because of another man, because of a drug deal, because of a previous beef-'
Really shouldn't matter if it were one or all of the above. None are worth taking a person's life over.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 01/05/13 - 12:14 am
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Patty-P

I respect you more with every post you make. You are a no nonsense lady that should run for elected office.

Gage Creed
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Gage Creed 01/05/13 - 12:18 am
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Looks like Edward Yancey will

Looks like Edward Yancey will be denied ever reading any of those great books....perhaps that same fate will befall his killer.

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CATFISHSTEW 01/05/13 - 02:15 am
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wasted lives

There are two wasted lives in this story.Don't know what these guys are thinking, not thinking at all. Don't wait fifteen years to execute him do it
now.No need to house and feed him.Like Marnier said put a fork in him .

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shrimp for breakfast 01/05/13 - 02:59 am
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Another moron with a gun

Under the jail.

Kids with no compassion, just anger.

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myfather15 01/05/13 - 07:38 am
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Oneofthesane

I would necessarily take palmetto agreeing with you as proof you had a good point.....Just sayin.

Oneofthesane (how ironic), you are wrong sir or madam. If you dealt with people on the streets every day you would see that. The majority of the youth on the street today don't have the slightest clue what RESPECT is, not to mention how to recognize it. Yes, they love to throw the term respect around like candy, but what they are referring to when they say respect, is FEAR. But fear is not respect and respect is not fear. Respect is a positive esteem for another person or thing.

As a child I was taught to respect my elders/adults. I would NEVER have talked, even to my uncle or adult cousin, how youth today talk to their parents. I can not count the amount of times I've been called to a home where the parents are fed up with their children and don't know what to do with them. When I get there the teenager or child will say "They (referring to one or both parents) don't respect me. They treat me like crap, always telling me what to do. Not letting me do anything." Now, I've toned this down a bit because with most youth now days, there would have been many profanities in the rant.

But the point is, youth today believe they are owed respect by everyone, without having to earn that respect. Why? Because they've seen the word RESPECT used so much on TV, without having the slightest clue what respect for another person trully is. Their parents, who are too busy with their own lives, haven't taught them about decency and respect. Their parents are too busy clubbing, drinking, drugging, partying, etc. They are just to busy having a good time to get around to teaching their children about REAL RESPECT and LOVE. Then society will eventually have problems from each and every one of them.

So NO, this isn't about TRUE respect, for youth like this don't know what that it. It' about FEAR.

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single parent 01/05/13 - 09:16 am
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Wrong Wrong Wrong

It is not a respect thing, it is a Hype thing! Sort of like if Labron James wears those big ole glasses the trend will follow, just that simple. IE baggy pants WOW, just nasty and a form of sodomy if you ask me. Father in the home has nothing to do with self policing and is an excuse. More good turn out of people come from broken homes than with a father( I was not in the home and I can bet cha my kids did not and even at ages 20 to 34 did not act up) in the home, just look at sports I have said this in other post, "YOU" are your own worst nightmare. Directly stating when born, unless you are a mental case from jump street, this is learned. We are taught/learn to be scared, we are taught/learn to hate, we are taught/learn a snake is bad, we are taught/learn what we can get away with and we plan our moves in this manner. Pent up anger my butt, stuck on stupid more like it and monkey see monkey do!
RESPECT? S word extended
6 years for killing your supposed best friend in cold blood, 25 to life for robbing a bank, yeah see where this is going? They know this believe me and the system affords to these type things. Again it is indeed about "SELF POLICING!"
Ban guns? Ask Mexico how that is working out? Gun crimes jumped 65%. It is the people not the item!
We as a society created these monsters, now we want to complain with these side line experts, you know like the sex expert that is a virgin...
It really boils down to look at me I am all shiny!

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Willow Bailey 01/05/13 - 06:56 pm
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I completely agree with you

I completely agree with you Corgimom, regarding your own experience with anger. The difference is healthy people learn to process and deal with their hurts rather than stuffing them.

Let me ask you, with all the scenarios you tossed out, which ones of those wouldn't produce anger? Add to it, all the past unresolved real and perceived injustices of his life and the apparent lack of values and coping skills and you have a recipe for disaster. Why in the world would you want to argue about that?

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lindabrown919 01/05/13 - 06:57 pm
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WHY WAS HE IN A CLUB ? hE'S

WHY WAS HE IN A CLUB ? hE'S 18 SMDH

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jess078654 01/05/13 - 08:55 pm
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im not saying he did it and im not saying he didnt

but for al of you to sit here and post negative comments to the only lady smdh is only 18 hunny 18 is legal age for a boy now these days things have change but this is sad for both families they were brothers. How about you go take a look at yourselves in the mirror because no one is perfect! Think on that. I know this family personally. Half of you are grown posting negative mess about what should have been done or wht he did Question? WHAT HAVE YOU GUYS DONE EVERY BODY GOT DIRT AND THIS AINT THE TIME FOR JUDGING! ONLY GOD Can JudGe HiM!!!!!!!!! Take these words or dont i dont care but this family will stay strong through it!

oneofthesane
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oneofthesane 01/07/13 - 02:50 pm
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slightest clue what RESPECT is....
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to whose standard????......

oneofthesane
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oneofthesane 01/07/13 - 02:53 pm
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It is not a respect thing, it is a Hype thing....
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snatching a purse isn't a respect thing. Killing someone in this matter def is.....in the streets.

oneofthesane
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oneofthesane 01/07/13 - 03:00 pm
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As a child I was taught to respect my elders/adults..
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Exactly as you say...you were taught. We are not talking about ppl who were/are raised "properly" as those types normally don't kill. All comments are showing what is "right/wrong". We are not talking about right/wrong. We are talking about street livin' and what is the motivation behind such killings as this one. Respect. Maybe not what you would consider respect or your view, but respect in their eyes.

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oneofthesane 01/07/13 - 03:06 pm
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EVERY BODY GOT DIRT AND THIS AINT THE TIME FOR JUDGING
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If I could understand any wording in this comment, I would have liked to post my opinion.

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oneofthesane 01/07/13 - 03:09 pm
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So NO, this isn't about TRUE respect
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I don't believe "true respect" even makes sense. There is right and wrong. Neither of which I was talking about. Respect in their eyes. And obviously lack of proper parenting and love and care. But ppl can only do that to the best they know how.....or care to put forth effort to try and be better.

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