Victim in deadly shooting on Lumpkin Road attempted to rob person at gunpoint prior to being shot

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Sunday, Oct. 20, 2019

AUGUSTA, Ga (WRDW/WAGT) -- Richmond County investigators are learning new information about the deadly shooting on Lumpkin Road Saturday night.

Investigators say the victim, Ryan Lovett, 20, had gone into the house and attempted to rob a person there at gunpoint prior to being shot.

Lovett later died at AUMC. The investigation is still ongoing.

Deputies received the call at 11:18 p.m. The victim was later pronounced dead at the Augusta University Medical Center at 11:56 p.m.

Lovett's body was taken to the GBI for an autopsy.

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