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22-year-old allegedly shoots attorney over real estate transaction

Jshanine Nicole Barish
Jshanine Nicole Barish(WRDW)
Published: Aug. 29, 2020 at 12:14 PM EDT|Updated: Aug. 29, 2020 at 4:51 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Columbia County deputies responded to a shooting Saturday morning on Davis Road.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says 22-year-old Jshanine Nicole Barish confronted attorney Robert McDonald at 119 Davis Road in reference to a real estate transaction and closing.

Columbia County Sheriff's Office on scene of Davis Road shooting
Columbia County Sheriff's Office on scene of Davis Road shooting(CCSO)

Authorities say they got into an argument, which became heated, and Barish pulled out a firearm. They both began to struggle over the firearm when McDonald was shot in the right shoulder.

When deputies arrived, Barish gave up without incident. Both she and the firearm were secured.

The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office says deputies obtained a search warrant for the business and suspect’s car, which was in the parking lot of the business. They say after the search warrants were served and statements were collected, they arrested Barish on suspicion of false imprisonment, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

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