2 women, 1 man injured in shooting at Augusta nightclub

Published: Mar. 21, 2023 at 6:23 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - Three people were injured in shooting at an Augusta nightclub Tuesday morning.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, a deputy working special duty at Level 9 in the 3000 block of Damascus Road heard a gunshot inside the club.

The incident occurred at 2 a.m., according to deputies.

Upon investigation, the deputy found two victims who had been shot.

One victim was a 22-year-old woman who was shot in the back. The other victim was a 30-year-old woman who was shot in the left thigh, according to deputies.

Both victims were taken to a hospital for treatment.

Upon further investigation, a third victim was later discovered when a 32-year-old male drove himself to the hospital for treatment of a gunshot wound to his lower back, according to deputies.