Man shot in the leg in Augusta

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email

Thursday, June 27, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Richmond County deputies say a man was shot in the leg near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Steiner Avenue Thursday night.

They received reports of the shooting around 11:40 p.m.

Witnesses at the Blue Top Lounge say the shooting happened down the sidewalk from the club.

Deputies say the victim said he was walking from a convenience store when he heard a gunshot and then felt it hit his lower leg.

The victim was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Deputies say there are no leads on the shooter at this time.


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