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18-year-old charged with murder of 50-year-old on Etterlee Road

Published: Jan. 21, 2021 at 7:16 PM EST
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RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - An 18-year-old has been charged with murder after a fatal shooting in Augusta late Thursday night.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has charged Alec Hadden with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. on Etterlee Road, deputies said. When investigators arrived, they found the body of a man lying in a dirt driveway.

Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen later identified the man as 50-year-old Jerry L. Harden. Harden had been shot at least once.

Hadden was linked to the shooting following an investigation.

The investigation, meanwhile, is ongoing.

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