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Man shot twice in attempted robbery at home

Sunday, July 20, 2014 9:56 PM
Last updated 10:32 PM
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An Augusta man was hospitalized Sunday after being shot twice during an armed robbery, police say.

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Christopher Jones, 33, was shot in a home in the 1000 block of Kent Street, with Richmond County sheriff’s deputies called about 2 p.m., according to the incident report.

Patricia Johnson, 61, told police that she was watching television in the living room while her son, Jones, was talking to the suspect in a back room.

Jones told deputies that the suspect, who goes by Troy, met him in the back bedroom, brandished a black handgun and tried to rob him. After pushing the suspect off him, Jones said, the suspect fired at him while running toward the front door. Jones was shot in his left hand and thigh.

Deputies found several bullets holes in Jones’ house, along with blood spatter and shell casings.

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flipa1
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flipa1 07/20/14 - 10:43 pm
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If anyone knows where "TROY"

If anyone knows where "TROY" may be please call the RCSO, Crime Stoppers, or EMAIL/TEXT your tips to TIPS@AugustaCrimeStoppers.org. Where you remain anonymous and un-shot.

dichotomy
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dichotomy 07/20/14 - 10:48 pm
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Just a thought here Jones,

Just a thought here Jones, but maybe you should not have anymore play dates with Troy in your back room.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 07/21/14 - 06:38 am
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Play date in the back room

With mama sitting on the couch in the living room...

Now let me see, what is missing in this story, hmmmmmmm.

nocnoc
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nocnoc 07/21/14 - 07:15 am
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What does this shooting have in common with any Business?

Location, Location, Location.

BTW: SIB4
missing in this story,
Well it does sound like someone got the short end of the stick. hmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm.☻♂☻

Pond Life
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Pond Life 07/21/14 - 07:52 am
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Let me take a guess,
Unpublished

Let me take a guess, seenit........... the father?

hoptoad
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hoptoad 07/21/14 - 08:06 am
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Yep. The location makes you

Yep. The location makes you wonder what in the world Mr. Jones had of value? And don't you get to know your friends before you invite them into your home, let alone your bedroom.

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jimmymac 07/21/14 - 09:12 am
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MMMM
Unpublished

Like the man said "and now the rest of the story".

Marinerman1
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Marinerman1 07/21/14 - 09:17 am
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And The Last Name Is ??

Before you would let someone into a back room of your house, wouldn't a reasonable person, KNOW THEIR LAST NAME ??!! And Christopher IS 33 years old !! Reminds me of the guy that got robbed, and he had 17 pairs of Nike Jordans. Fishy to me...just sayin'

raul
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raul 07/21/14 - 10:08 am
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these types of shooting

these types of shooting incidents have become common for Augusta. I predict that in the not too distant future, individual news articles will cease and there will be a summary news article in the Monday newspaper like Detroit and Chicago, e.g. 22 shot, 6 dead in weekend shootings.

Pops
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Pops 07/21/14 - 11:21 am
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Inner city Augusta

is turning into Columbia County........

Darby
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Darby 07/21/14 - 11:40 am
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"Now let me see, what is missing in this story, hmmmmmmm."

Fishy doesn't even begin to tell the story here, does it?

Details at Eleven.... Or whenever because there sure weren't any in that report.

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AFjoe 07/21/14 - 03:49 pm
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Who's house is it?

Mama named Johnson...holes in walls at Jones' home. (last sentence).
To many hmmmmmmm comments? What do you really think.
Was there any money exchanged?
Good deal gone BAD

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