Virginia man killed in Broad Street shooting

Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.
Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.(WRDW)
Published: Jun. 19, 2022 at 7:41 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A Virginia man was killed in a shooting that happened near downtown Augusta.

The shooting happened in the early hours of Sunday morning on the 700 Block of Broad Street.

The Richmond County Coroner’s Office says 31-year-old Percy Luther Johnson of Fredericksburg, Va., was shot at least one time. He was taken to Augusta University Medical Center by emergency medical crews.

Johnson was pronounced dead at 2:43 a.m. Sunday. An autopsy has been scheduled.

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