Woman arrested in shooting of husband at Augusta sandwich shop

Sondrea Johnson, 31.
Sondrea Johnson, 31.(Source: The Richmond County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Jul. 25, 2022 at 12:45 PM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Authorities on Tuesday said they’d arrested a suspect in a shooting that injured a man a day earlier.

The shooting happened around 11:10 a.m. Monday at Janwiches, 1403 Columbia Nitrogen Road, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say Sondrea Johnson, 31, shot her husband, Claude Johnson, 42 at least one time in his arm.

The husband was taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, according to deputies.

Sondrea Johnson was arrested on the scene on suspicion of aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, according to deputies.

Janwiches, 1403 Columbia Nitrogen Road, Augusta
Janwiches, 1403 Columbia Nitrogen Road, Augusta(WRDW)

The shooting came amid an outbreak in shootings and other violent crimes that have claimed at least 24 lives since mid-April.

Deadly cases include these:

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