Five arrested, stolen car and guns recovered in Augusta

Five arrested, stolen car and guns recovered in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - Five suspects are in custody after they were found with a stolen vehicle in Augusta.

On Friday afternoon, a Richmond County deputy attempted to stop 5 subjects that were around a stolen vehicle on the 200 block of E. Telfair St., all of whom fled the scene. One of the subjects attempted to pull a gun from his pants and shot himself in the process. His injuries are non-life-threatening.

All 5 subjects were taken into custody. Deputies were able to recover a stolen car and 2 stolen guns. No deputies were injured.

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