Police investigating murder in North Augusta

Friday, Oct. 2, 2009 11:27 AM
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NORTH AUGUSTA – A North Augusta man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his brother today.

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Antonio Middleton, 20  Special
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Antonio Middleton, 20

North Augusta Department of Public Safety charged Antonio Middleton, 20, of 400 block of Bradleyville Road, with involuntary manslaughter after his brother Lee Andrew Middleton Jr., 21, was shot and killed at their apartment complex, Lt. Tim Pearson said in a news release this afternoon.

He is being held at the department of public safety where he will be booked for the charge, but Lt. Pearson did not release details on a motive.

Both men lived in building B of Riverview Manor Apartments, Lt. Pearson said. The victim was visiting a friend in building D around 10 a.m., when he was shot once in the upper chest, said Aiken County Coroner Tim Carlton. His body was found at the first floor landing of the building. Mr. Middleton was pronounced dead at the scene, Mr. Carlton said.

Aiken County Sheriff’s Office assisted the department of public safety with the arrest. The .38 caliber used in the shooting has been obtained as evidence, Lt. Pearson said.

The murder marks the first in 2009 for North Augusta, according to officials.

An autopsy of Mr. Middleton’s body will be conducted in Newberry Saturday.

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Native007
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Native007 10/02/09 - 12:07 pm
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What do we have to do to

What do we have to do to clean up that area?

The Big O
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The Big O 10/02/09 - 12:15 pm
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The liberals and the ACLU and

The liberals and the ACLU and the NAACP wouldn't allow what is necessary to clean up the area.

NA10S
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NA10S 10/02/09 - 12:17 pm
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what about the Exzradrian

what about the Exzradrian Holloway on June 10th, wasn't that a murder?

Rolling Eyes
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Rolling Eyes 10/02/09 - 12:20 pm
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A killing on Bradleyville Rd?

A killing on Bradleyville Rd? No surprises there!

WhiteboyforJenkins
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WhiteboyforJenkins 10/02/09 - 12:27 pm
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I might be wrong, but I don't

I might be wrong, but I don't think it was the liberals, ACLU, or NAACP that gutted law enforcement by pushing tax breaks for millionaires.

zcock
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zcock 10/02/09 - 12:29 pm
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Maybe the Pizza delivery

Maybe the Pizza delivery folks are getting their revenge?

The Big O
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The Big O 10/02/09 - 12:42 pm
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A bit of a stretch there

A bit of a stretch there don't you think anotherway?

Getoverit2
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Getoverit2 10/02/09 - 12:47 pm
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Good thing the Church wasn't

Good thing the Church wasn't doing one of their functions there that day.

Getoverit2
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Getoverit2 10/02/09 - 12:52 pm
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Wonder if True North will

Wonder if True North will continue to go their for their functions.???

Rolling Eyes
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Rolling Eyes 10/02/09 - 01:10 pm
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Zcock, LOL

Zcock, LOL

gnumbgnuts
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gnumbgnuts 10/02/09 - 01:16 pm
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Doesn't the BREAKING NEWS

Doesn't the BREAKING NEWS headline say "suspect identified"?

FallingLeaves
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FallingLeaves 10/02/09 - 01:23 pm
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God help us. Another precious

God help us. Another precious life wasted. It makes me sick living in this culture of death. My condolences to his family, loved ones, friends and shocked community.

mad_max
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mad_max 10/02/09 - 01:23 pm
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anotherway.....I do believe

anotherway.....I do believe local law enforcement is paid for by property taxes, not federal PORK WELFARE taxes like the liberals love.

LaTwon
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LaTwon 10/02/09 - 01:48 pm
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fruit of the progressives.

fruit of the progressives.

oh man
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oh man 10/02/09 - 01:55 pm
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how many times this week has

how many times this week has north augusta been in the news for crime.

get_real
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get_real 10/02/09 - 02:09 pm
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North Augusta is a good area

North Augusta is a good area but it has some bad spots. Spots that need to go away!

get_real
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get_real 10/02/09 - 02:10 pm
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NA10S, I was confused too.

NA10S, I was confused too. They said this was the first murder of the year but it was only a couple of months ago that Exradrien Holloway was murdered, right there in Bradleyville!

ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts
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ColdBeerBoiledPeanuts 10/02/09 - 02:12 pm
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That one wasn't within the

That one wasn't within the city limits.

thereishope
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thereishope 10/02/09 - 02:20 pm
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you guys are awful! A human

you guys are awful! A human beings life was taken!

APiratesLife4Me
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APiratesLife4Me 10/02/09 - 02:26 pm
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The Underwood homes of North

The Underwood homes of North Augusta. A few bulldozers are needed there immediately.

jack
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jack 10/02/09 - 02:33 pm
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I might be wrong, but I don't

I might be wrong, but I don't think it was the liberals, ACLU, or NAACP that gutted law enforcement by pushing tax breaks for millionaires.
Posted by anotherway on Fri Oct 2, 2009 12:27 PM....I haven't noticed any reduction of law enforcement in North Augusta.

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pommom38 10/02/09 - 03:20 pm
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Who care's about all of

Who care's about all of ya'lls usual blab. ALWAYS got to throw some smart alec remarks dont ya?
Anyways, this is not the first murder here, AC needs to get it's stories reported correctly. And to include that an officer aaid so is ridiculous.
oh man, what are you doing?? You have nothing better to do than count crimes and what counties they occur in? Am sorry, last time I checked? Richmond and Columbia have been in the news nonstop. Doesn't matter where or how much, crime is EVERYWHERE lately.
My prayers go out to that community and to the loved ones of the deceased.

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sueboo418 10/02/09 - 03:21 pm
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Justus4 doesn't have anything

Justus4 doesn't have anything to say on this one because he can't claim racism. HA!

Jdog33
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Jdog33 10/02/09 - 03:36 pm
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Don't worry sueboo418 &

Don't worry sueboo418 & apex24 you both have done enough to bring out your nasty & racist views...RIP young man..My prayers go out to your family.

sueboo418
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sueboo418 10/02/09 - 03:45 pm
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Jdog if you really read

Jdog if you really read Justus4's responses, they are ALL about as racist as one can get. I am about as far from racist as you can get buddy!!! I feel for the family of the deceased no matter WHAT color, someone has lost a loved one.

apex24
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apex24 10/02/09 - 03:55 pm
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The webmaster today must be

The webmaster today must be kin to RCR & Justus4!!!

TrulyWorried
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TrulyWorried 10/02/09 - 04:17 pm
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In front of the Almighty

In front of the Almighty there IS NO COLOR!

pommom38
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pommom38 10/02/09 - 05:03 pm
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OMG. Ok, this just confirms

OMG. Ok, this just confirms it.. This is why people are doing more and more crime. You murder your brother in cold blood, yet you are only charged with manslaughter and max sentence is 5 years. Take a life, its ok.. You'll only get 5 years.
Free food, free housing, and free medical care. Way to go justice system.

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pizzato 10/02/09 - 05:07 pm
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just another boo got shot

just another boo got shot story

enana031
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enana031 10/02/09 - 06:18 pm
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Why were they not AT WORK

Why were they not AT WORK where they should have been? Sounds like another story of freeloading to me......

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