Augusta Man Becomes Latest Murder Victim

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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”