Two men shot; one dead in Augusta

Published: Aug. 4, 2019 at 8:30 AM EDT
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Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019

AUGUSTA, GA (WRDW/WAGT) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office and coroner are investigating a death that occurred early Sunday morning.

The sheriff's office says they were called to the 400 block of 11th Street outside of the Studio Neighborhood Bar around 1:11 a.m. in reference to gunshots. That's where they found 42-year-old Marlow Jones of South Carolina and 29-year-old Mario McKie of Augusta. They were each shot at least once.

Jones was pronounced dead by the Richmond County Coroner on the scene, while McKie was transported to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

RCSO investigators are actively working leads, and the GBI will conduct an autopsy.

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