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Fatal shooting ruled homicide

Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 9:11 AM
Last updated 6:39 PM
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The fatal shooting of an Augusta man in the 400 block of Colorado Avenue is being investigated by the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office as a homicide, according to a department news release.

The release stated that at 11:53 p.m. Monday, sheriff’s deputies answered a call about an injured person.

Deputies were told a man had been shot. He was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Richmond County Chief Deputy Coroner Mark Bowen identified the victim as Willie Aiken Jr., 34, and said he was pronounced dead at 12:35 a.m. Tuesday from at least one gunshot wound.

Aiken’s body was sent to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Medical Examiners Office in Atlanta for an autopsy Tuesday morning.

“This investigation is ongoing at this time,” said Sgt. Shane McDaniel.

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lifelongresident
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lifelongresident 01/14/14 - 10:46 am
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typical statistic, another
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typical statistic, another one bites the dust and of course "he was jess going home "af-tah werk and someone jess shoot hime..he a guut boy he jess got caught up"

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/14/14 - 11:04 am
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Homicide: one human kills another human. Investigate on.....
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Homicide: one human kills another human. Investigate on.....

soapy_725
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soapy_725 01/14/14 - 11:05 am
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Argument Resolution 101. Kill the sucker. Pop a cap in his arse
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Argument Resolution 101. Kill the sucker. Pop a cap in his arse

nocnoc
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nocnoc 01/14/14 - 09:29 pm
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My condolences to the kin of

My condolences to the kin of Willie Aiken.

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On a separate but as important note:

Why is it that a Black man is 93 out of 100 times likely to be shot or killed by another Black Man in the America?

Where are the Reverends?
Where the Black Community Leaders?
Where is the ARC District Commissioner?

Someone in the Black community needs to step forward and
address the lopsided Black on Black Crime numbers.

Dseven
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Dseven 01/15/14 - 09:40 am
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Lopsided

I don't really get your arguement. I agree about with your "were are" comments. I guess my question would be "where are" the fathers when these young men need them. Why are 50% of black youths arrested before they are 23 years old. Wouldn't it be wonderful if the fathers of America (white / black / purple) would simply take responsibility for the raising of their sons. I'd like to see the fathers put in their time with their kids so their kids don't end putting in their time in a state insitution or in the graveyard. Black on black crime is terrible. Black on white crime is just as terrible (and the numbers are staggeringly disproportionate).

Dseven
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Dseven 01/15/14 - 09:42 am
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Lopsided 2

As a side note 40% of white youths are arrested by the time they are 23 years old. Crazy society.

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r 01/23/14 - 01:11 pm
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Black on black crimes

I agree with the issue but you make this statement with no facts. The police have yet to arrest anyone. This man was shot in his own house and his parents are very active in his life and in church. So on that notq where is Richmond County in finding this man killer. Or is it just considered another death off east boundary so we don't have to work that hard on it!!!!

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