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Augusta Woman Shoots Suspect After He Breaks Into Her Home


Richmond County authorities are investigating a shooting that took place after a home invasion Wednesday on the 3600 block of Meadowgrove Drive in Augusta

From the sheriff’s office: “It is reported that the suspect was shot by the female victim who was home alone when the intrusion occurred. The suspect fled the residence after being shot but was apprehended by deputies nearby. He has been transported to AUMC.”

Charges are pending, according to the press release.

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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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