Augusta Man Becomes Latest Murder Victim


AntonioAn Augusta man was fatally shot overnight on Demaret Street, authorities said.

Antonio Slater, 27 (pictured), was rushed to Augusta University Medical Center after being shot just before 2 a.m. Monday on the 700 block of Demaret Street, off East Boundary Street.

Slater was pronounced dead at the hospital at 2:25 a.m. Monday, Coroner Mark Bowen said.

No suspects or arrests have been announced as the sheriff’s investigation enters the early stages.

Friends of the victim are remembering him on Facebook:

  • Nikki Rozaj: “OMG!!!! NO GOD NO NOT MY BRUH!!!!! REST ON MY SWEET SWEET ANGEL Antonio Slater. I LUV U LIL BRUH!!!!!! 2.14.1988-2.6.2017”