Weekend shooting leaves 1 person dead in Augusta

Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.
Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.(WRDW)
Published: Aug. 20, 2022 at 8:25 AM EDT|Updated: Aug. 20, 2022 at 9:22 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - One person is dead following a shooting in Augusta on Saturday morning.

The sheriff’s office responded to the 100 block of Vanderbilt Circle just before 2:45 a.m. in reference to shots fired and one person injured.

When deputies got to the scene, they found one man dead with a gunshot wound.

The coroner’s office pronounced the victim dead around 3:45 a.m.

So far, the victim’s name has not been released.

Additional details are limited at this time as it is still an on-going investigation.

Stay with News 12 as we continue to follow this story and bring updates as they become available.