An Augusta man was fatally shot Thursday night, one day after celebrating his 32th birthday.
Myron Garnett, 32, of Verdery Street, was shot at least one time and pronounced dead on the scene at 9:43 p.m. Thursday, Coroner Mark Bowen said. The homicide occurred on Verdery Street at Oak Street. An autopsy is scheduled.
Shakeichia Jackson, 30, was arrested and committed to the Charles B. Webster Detention Center on a murder charge. Two male suspects are also being sought for murder. Their names were not released.
Jackson has previous convictions for a 2015 obstruction, as well as a 2018 incident of aggravated assault – family violence and criminal damage to property. She was sentenced to six months in jail and five years of probation for the 2018 incident.
Thursday’s death marks Richmond County’s 34th homicide victim this year.
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