Questions remain unanswered 1 year after nightclub shooting death

By: Staff Email
By: Staff Email
Billboard for murder of Kyle Royal (WRDW-TV)

Billboard for murder of Kyle Royal (WRDW-TV)

Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Wednesday marks the 1-year anniversary of a fatal shooting at an Augusta nightclub. So far, no arrests have been made.

The body of 16-year-old Kyle Royal was found in the back seat of a car with a single gunshot wound on Jan. 16, 2012.

The car crashed into a telephone phone minutes after investigators say Royal was shot while leaving Magic City on Mike Padgett Highway.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office is offering a $5,000 reward for information leading to an arrest. The Sheriff's Office has also put up Royal's photo and the type of weapon they say was used in the shooting on electronic billboards.

If you have any information, call the Sheriff’s Office at (706) 821-1020 or (706) 821-1080. Callers can remain anonymous.

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