Teenager in critical condition after shooting in Augusta

Crime scene tape. (CBS 7 File Photo)
Crime scene tape. (CBS 7 File Photo)(KOSA)
Published: Aug. 22, 2020 at 8:29 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says 16-year-old boy is in the hospital after a shooting in Augusta Saturday morning.

Officials say the shooting took place just before 4 a.m. on East Chapman Street in Augusta. They say they responded to a shots fired call, and found the teenager who had been shot in the stomach.

Deputies say the teen was taken to Augusta University Medical Center and at last check was in critical condition.

Officials are still looking for a suspect as the investigation continues.

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