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Augusta Boy, 4, Dies After Accidental Shooting; RCSO is Investigating


A 4-year-old boy has died after a shooting at Millbrook Pointe Apartments in Augusta that appears to be accidental, authorities said.

Justin Foss Jr., (shown here from 2016), sustained a gunshot wound Saturday in the residence at 3190 Skinner Mill Road. The child was rushed to Augusta University Pediatric ER, where he was pronounced dead at 11:33 a.m., according to Chief Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose Sr.

“The Richmond County Coroner’s Office and Sheriff’s Office are investigating the incident,” Boose said in a press release.

No word on charges. Stay tuned…

Note: If you have a better photo of Justin that you would like to share, please text it to 803-487-3224.

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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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