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One person taken to hospital after shooting on Mt. Auburn Street

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Published: Mar. 5, 2018 at 11:34 PM EST
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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- A man is recovering in the hospital after an overnight shooting on Mount Auburn Street near Montgomery Street.

Investigators responded to the scene around 10:39 p.m. Monday in reference to one person down from a gunshot. When they arrived, they found the victim Maurice Sturgis laying in the roadway and grabbing the right side of his abdomen.

Sturgis told investigators that he was walking along Mount Auburn Street when he heard two or three gunshots from an unknown direction. He felt a pain in his side and ran before collapsing in the street. Gold Cross EMS arrived on scene and transported Sturgis to Augusta University Medical Center.

Details about possible suspects are not yet available. This is a developing story.


Monday, March 5, 2018

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) -- One person has been transported to the hospital after being shot in the chest.

Deputies are on the scene at Mt. Auburn near Montgomery Street.

No further information has been released at this time, however, we will continue to update as more information becomes available.