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Murder #10: Shooting Victim Found Face Down in Augusta


Richmond County investigators are hunting a killer after finding a shooting victim lying face down just after midnight Wednesday on the 2100 block of 2nd Avenue in Augusta.

According to sheriff’s Sgt. Michael Shane McDaniel Sr., the male victim suffered two gunshot wounds to the chest and was rushed to Georgia Regents University, where he died.

“There is no suspect information at this time,” Sgt. McDaniel said in a press release. “The name of the deceased is being withheld pending the notification of the next of kin. Further details will be forthcoming when available.”

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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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