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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting outside Augusta restaurant

Ray Terell Streetman
Ray Terell Streetman(WRDW)
Published: Nov. 1, 2021 at 9:11 AM EDT|Updated: Nov. 1, 2021 at 9:45 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Authorities have made an arrest and are looking for a man for questioning in connection with a shooting outside a restaurant that left one person dead over the weekend.

The shooting happened at 9:50 p.m. Friday outside the Red Crab, 3206 Peach Orchard Road.

Around 3:30 a.m. Monday, deputies arrested Ray Terell Streetman, 24, of Augusta, with murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime, according to deputies.

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office deputies learned that the shooting happened after a fight had broke out among several people.

In the course of the fight several gunshots were fired, hitting two people.

Ashaad Truitt, 31, of Augusta, died at the scene, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.

The other shooting victim, a 28-year-old Augusta woman, suffered an injury to the right leg and was taken to a local hospital.

In addition to making the arrest, authorities are looking for a man named Albert Jennings for questioning in connection with the case.

Albert Jennings
Albert Jennings(WRDW)

He’s 30 years old, weighs 235 pounds and is 5 feet 11 inches tall. Deputies also released a photo of him.

He’s known to Frequent the Wylds Road area and Waynesboro, deputies said.

He’s believed to be driving a newer silver Ford Mustang.

Anyone with information about Jennings or the case is urged to contact Investigator Sean Morrow at 706-432-5281 or any violent crimes investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, 706-821-1020 or 706-821-1080.

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