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Augusta Man Shot to Death on Second Avenue


An Augusta man has become the latest homicide in Richmond County.

Nelson Kirkland, 35, was shot around 5:30 a.m. Friday and was pronounced dead about an hour later, Coroner Mark Bowen said.

He was shot at least once on the 1900 block of 2nd Avenue, the coroner said.

The sheriff’s office has not released any information on a suspect or possible motive in the case. Stay tuned…

For more crime news, pick up today’s new edition of The Jail Report. Here is the cover.

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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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