Local Update - January 18, 2008

January 18, 2008; News 12 This Morning

JUVENILES POINT GUN AT MCG OFFICERS

Two juveniles are in custody, accused of pointing a gun at officers on patrol at the Medical College of Georgia.
It happened around 12:45 this morning when officers spotted the juveniles near the Wellness Center.
When one of the juveniles pulled out a gun and pointed it at the officers, one of the officers fired a shot.
The kids ran off and dropped the weapon, which went off.
No one ended up getting hurt.

DRUGS TO BLAME FOR SHOOTING

A man is recovering after a shooting at 2846 Frohman Street in Augusta.
Investigators say a man knocked on the victim's door, and when the victim slammed it shut, he began shooting through the closed door.
A bullet hit the man in the leg.
Investigators aren't releasing his condition, but they say this appears to be drug related.
Richmond County narcotics investigators have already arrested three people.

DOLLAR GENERAL ROBBERY

Richmond county deputies are on the hunt for a man suspected of holding up the Dollar General on Brown Road.
It happened around 8:00 Thursday night.
The description we have of the suspect is pretty vague at this point, but here's what investigators are telling us: a black male, six feet tall, wearing a red and black bandanna.
If you know anything about the crime, please call the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

SC PRIMARY THIS SATURDAY

It's almost judgment day for some presidential hopefuls.
With three different winners in the last three different primaries, South Carolina's contest this weekend will carry some heavy weight.
Polling places open at 7:00 tomorrow morning.
They close at 7:00 tomorrow night.

HUCKABEE IN AIKEN TODAY

Ahead of South Carolina's primary Saturday, Mike Huckabee will make a stop in Aiken today.
The former Arkansas Governor will fly into the Aiken Municipal Airport on U.S. 1 for a rally featuring pro wrestler "Nature Boy", Ric Flair.


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