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Victim sent to hospital after shooting on D’Antignac Street

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Published: May. 9, 2022 at 11:12 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - While deputies were investigating one shooting Monday morning, another one happened.

Authorities learned of the latest shooting around 9:20 a.m. Monday. Deputies were called to a home in the 900 block of D’Antignac Street, where the found a male victim. He was taken to Augusta University Medical Center and his condition is unknown. The investigation is continuing.

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That happened as authorities were investigating a shooting that injured one person Sunday night at the Dogwood Terrace apartments. The shooting injured one person in the arm, sending them to a hospital with an injury that was not life-threatening. Deputies on Monday morning questioned Johnnie Lee Bailey Jr., 36, in connection with the shooting.

Both shootings – as well as gunfire at deputies during a weekend vehicle pursuit – could signal a renewed surge in violent crime that’s been plaguing Richmond County in recent weeks.

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