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Augusta Child Killed after Drive-By Shooting on Saturday Night

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The Jail Report has learned that a child – possibly 8 years old – has died after a drive-by shooting believed to have taken place on 3rd Avenue in Augusta.

The child was reportedly rushed to Augusta University Medical Center by private vehicle, where they died. Coroner Mark Bowen has been called to the hospital.

This would be Richmond County’s first homicide of 2022.

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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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