Shooting suspect turns himself in

An Augusta teen wanted in a Satur­day night shooting that wounded a man turned himself in Monday.

Jamel Olajuon Boyd, 17, of East Bulla Street, was booked on felony charges of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, jail records show.

Sharon Ivey, of Augusta, said she and Julion Tyrone Ha­mil­ton, 39, of East Chap­man Street, were walking along Sibley Street when a man rode up on a bicycle and shot Hamilton, an incident report said.

The sheriff’s office obtained arrest warrants for Boyd before he turned himself in, according to a news release Monday.


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