Pregnant woman shot on Warren Street in Richmond County

Richmond County Sheriff's Office
Richmond County Sheriff's Office(WRDW)
Published: Jan. 24, 2022 at 9:52 PM EST
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A woman was injured in a shooting incident on Monday night in Richmond County.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 2000 block of Warren Street in reference to a gunshot victim at 7:43 p.m. When deputies arrived, they found a woman with at least one gunshot wound to her right side.

The victim said an unknown male wearing a black ski mask came up to her vehicle and shot her while inside, then took the vehicle and drove off in an unknown direction.

The victim was pregnant and was taken to a hospital.

The day after the shooting, deputies say they found the victim’s vehicle, a 2015 Chevy Impala, just a short distance away from the scene at the 1800 block of Watkins Street.

The vehicle was abandoned and will be processed for evidence by our Criminal Investigations Division.

Deputies say if you have any information that could be helpful in the investigation, please contact the on-duty investigator at 706-821-1080 or 706-821-1020.

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