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Augusta Man Fatally Shot on Essie McIntyre Blvd.; No Suspect Named


Antonio FergusonAn Augusta man was fatally shot Sunday night on Essie McIntyre Boulevard, authorities said.

Antonio Ferguson, 36, of Franklin Street, was rushed to Augusta University Medical Center but was pronounced dead within minutes, Coroner Mark Bowen said in a press release.

The call came in at 8:32 p.m. with the location on Essie McIntyre Boulevard just off 15th Street, the coroner said in a press release.

“Ferguson was shot at least one time and will be sent for an autopsy this week,” Bowen said.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has released no information on the shooting or possible suspects, except what the coroner has released.

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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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