Man wanted in connection with Augusta motel shooting
AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) - A man is wanted on suspicion of aggravated assault in connection with an Augusta hotel shooting Saturday at an Augusta motel.
Gregory Lee Ziegler, 48, is wanted in reference to an aggravated assault at America’s Best Value Inn, 3320 Deans Bridge Road.
Ziegler should be considered armed and dangerous, according to deputies.
He is described as 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighing 170 pounds.
According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the motel around 10 p.m. Saturday.
When deputies arrived, they learned a man was standing on the balcony when he was hit with a rifle shot. The gunman then shot the victim in the right hand, deputies said.
The victim was taken to a hospital.
Anyone with information on the suspect is urged to contact Investigator Stephen Brown or any on-call investigator at the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, 706-821-1020 or 706-821-4848.
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