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Identities released in two fatal morning shootings

The Coroner’s Office is investigating two homicides that occurred this morning.
Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.
Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.(WRDW)
Published: Jun. 12, 2022 at 5:07 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says they’re investigating a homicide that occurred at 10th and Broad Street, the call came in at 2:08am Sunday. Authorities say, the victim is 21-year-old Logan Etterle who sustained at least one gun shot wound. He was pronounced dead on the scene at 2:56 a.m., authorities say.

The second shooting happened at 11th and Grand Blvd where another victim identified as 19-year-old Jakwan Gunter was shot at least one time, the Coroner’s Office says. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene at 4:03 a.m., authorities tell us. It’s still not clear if these shootings are connected, and authorities say they’re at the beginning of their investigation.

Family members tell us Jakwan, “Kwan,” was a good person and great kid who just graduated high school. His cousin says, all he wanted to do was to live life and make his family proud.

Jakwan Gunter, 19 years old of the 2000 Blk. Clark Street
Jakwan Gunter, 19 years old of the 2000 Blk. Clark Street(Family member)

Both have autopsies scheduled at the GBI Lab.

The Criminal Investigation Division is investigating. No further information is available at this time, we will continue to update you as more information comes out.

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