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1 Dead, Another Injured in Shooting on C Street in Augusta

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One person was killed and another injured Sunday night after a double shooting on C Street in Augusta.

Richmond County authorities responded to the distress call at 8:05 p.m. Sunday on the 2100 Block of C Street. Upon arrival, deputies discovered a grim scene: one victim lay motionless, succumbing to at least one gunshot wound, while the other, wounded in the leg, was promptly rushed to the hospital for urgent medical care, according to Sgt. Caleb Lee of the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

As the investigation unfolds, law enforcement officials remain on the scene, diligently piecing together the events. At this juncture, details surrounding the victims’ names, a motive or suspects remain undisclosed.

Video of the unfolding scene was posted live on Facebook after the shootings by “Priscilla Da PlusPlug,” with images of officers and paramedics arriving and neighbors reacting to the gun violence.

Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh
Greg Rickabaugh is an award-winning crime reporter in the Augusta-Aiken area with experience writing for The Augusta Chronicle, The Augusta Press and serving as publisher of The Jail Report. Rickabaugh is a 1994 graduate of the University of South Carolina and has appeared on several crime documentaries on the Investigation Discovery channel.
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