Augusta shooting leaves man injured at hotel

Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.
Richmond County Sheriff's Office generic, Augusta, Ga.(WRDW)
Published: Mar. 26, 2023 at 4:29 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 26, 2023 at 4:45 AM EDT
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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one person injured.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to America’s Best Value Inn on Deans Bridge Road in reference to a shooting, around 10 p.m. Saturday.

When deputies arrived on scene, they learned a man was standing on the balcony when he was hit with a rifle by an unknown man.

The suspect then shot the victim in the right hand and the victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.