Man has close call in shooting

August 19, 2007

AUGUSTA, Ga.---An Augusta man dodged a bullet this afternoon...literally.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office says a shooting victim was lucky when a bullet went through his pant leg. It happened around 3 o'clock this afternoon on the 2300 block of Travis Street.

Officers say two men got into an argument and a shot was fired.

Now officers say the shooting may have been the result of an ongoing dispute. The incident is still under investigation. is happy to provide a forum for commenting and discussion. Please respect and abide by the house rules:

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