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Road Rage? Driver Shot in Head & Shoulder in Augusta


Road rage is suspected in a shooting that left one man in critical condition Thursday night in Augusta.


Just after 11 p.m. Thursday, deputies responded to Gordon Highway and Old Savannah Road.

“Preliminary investigation revealed that the incident could be the result of road rage between drivers,” sheriff’s Sgt. Glen Rahn said in a press release. “During the incident, one of the drivers was shot and sustained gunshot wounds to the head and shoulder.”

The victim was transported to GRU Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition.

The suspect was taken into custody at the scene. The suspect was not identified. Stay tuned…

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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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