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Augusta Man, 23, Fatally Shot at Local Gas Station; No Suspect Announced


The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating the shooting death of 23-year-old Jalen Parks, according to a press release

Parks (pictured) was shot at least one time at the Get-N-Go gas station on the 2300 block of Windsor Spring Road in Augusta.

“Parks was taken to Augusta University Medical Center by EMS, where he was pronounced dead at 4:48 p.m.,” Coroner Mark Bowen said. “Parks will have an autopsy at the GBI Lab tomorrow.”

The sheriff’s office has not released anything on the killing or announced any motive or arrest. Stay tuned.

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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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