UPDATE | 1 shot on Gordon Hwy during possible road rage incident

UPDATE: 11:47 a.m., Friday, Jan. 8, 2015

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- The Richmond County Sheriff's Office have said at this time, no charges are being brought against a victim of a road rage incident who shot a man he said tried to run him off the roadway.

The driver who was shot, Geoffrey Reavis, is in critical condition at a Georgia Regents Medical Center. The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has said at this time in the investigation, the driver who shot, Austin Burch, was justified in his actions and was released after a preliminary investigation.

Pending Geoffrey Reavis' recovery, charges may be brought for his actions in the incident. At the conclusion of this investigation the case will be sent to the District Attorney’s Office for further review.

According to an incident report, Burch state he was traveling on Gordon Highway in his Dodge Ram and was being followed by a silver Ford Ranger, that Geoffrey Reavis was driving. Burch told deputies Reavis kept trying to run him off the roadway and struck his Dodge Ram twice. At that point, Burch said he feared for his life and fired his gun 6 times into the Ford Ranger.

Reavis was taken to the hospital and the passenger in his car was checked out by EMS. He was taken into police custody as a witness., according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.



UPDATE: 1:43 A.M., Friday, Jan. 8, 2015

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- One person is in critical condition at GRU after being shot in the head and shoulder during a possible road rage incident between two drivers, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Investigators say it happened at 11:18 p.m. Thursday on Gordon Highway near Old Savannah Road. The person accused in the shooting is in custody, but no information on the suspect has been released.

The investigation is on going.



UPDATE: 1:05 A.M., Friday, Jan. 8, 2016

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- One person has been shot on Gordon Highway near Old Savannah Road, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Right now details of the shooting and the victim's condition are not known.

News 12 is on scene working to get more information.


Thursday, Jan. 7, 2016

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW) -- Gordon Highway heading toward South Carolina is closed at Old Savannah Road while crews investigate a possible gunshot victim, according to Richmond County dispatch and our News 12 crews on scene.

The road is shut down for about 1/4 of a mile.

Check back for updates.