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Augusta Man, 39, Identified as Murder Suspect in Latest Killing


Richmond County authorities have identified the murder suspect in Augusta’s latest gun death.

Ryon Mcconey Lewis, 39, is being sought in Wednesday’s shooting death of 37-year-old Gregory Dunn.  He is wanted for murder and weapon possession and should be considered armed and dangerous, authorities say.

The victim was shot at least one time on the corner of Tudor Drive and Carp Drive in Augusta, according to Coroner Mark Bowen. The victim was pronounced dead at 12:47 a.m. Wednesday at the scene of the crime, which is about a mile and a half from his residence on Thomas Lane.

The suspect is known to frequent the Fish Village and Boy Scout Road neighborhoods. He is known as N.O. and has family connections in New Orleans, authorities said.

If you have information on the suspect’s location, please contact Inv. Tyler Steerman or any Violent Crimes Investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-1427 or 706-821-1080.

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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