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Deputies investigate shooting at Olive Road and Eagles Way in Augusta

Crestview police are investigating a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon in the area of West Bowers Avenue.
Crestview police are investigating a homicide that occurred Tuesday afternoon in the area of West Bowers Avenue.(AP)
Published: Aug. 31, 2020 at 6:11 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Richmond County deputies now say a man opened fire on Olive Road early Monday morning because he thought someone was under his car.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, 34-year-old Christopher Nelson is charged with reckless conduct, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime, and possession of cocaine.

Deputies were called at 5:53 a.m. to Olive Road and Eagles Way, according to Richmond County dispatchers.

While one person was initially reported down and a victim was reportedly shot multiple times, deputies now say no one was injured in connection with this case.

Shell casings and possibly a rifle were reportedly found at the scene, according to initial reports.

The crime scene was reportedly an auto shop, according to deputies at the scene.

As of about 6:45 a.m., no one had been transported to a hospital, according to ambulance dispatchers, who said rescue crews were still on the scene.

Around 6:07 a.m., loud gunshots were reported on Bertram Court. It was unknown whether the incidents were related.

The shooting came on the heels of others over the weekend in the CSRA:

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