29-year-old Augusta man killed in shooting, investigation underway

(WMC Action News 5)
Published: Nov. 3, 2021 at 9:29 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Richmond County deputies are investigating a shooting on Tuttle Street that left one man dead.

On Wednesday at 8:12 p.m., deputies say they responded to the 700 block of Tuttle Street at Watkins Street in reference to a shooting. At the scene, they found a male victim with a gunshot wound.

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office identified the man as 29-year-old Fredrick Nelson from Augusta. He was shot once and pronounced dead on the scene at 8:50 p.m. Nelson is scheduled for an autopsy at the GBI Lab.

There is no further information at this time. We will continue to update as we learn more information.

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