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Investigators searching for shooting suspect in Augusta

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) -

Investigators need your help finding a suspect they say is responsible for shooting a man along 11th Street.

Deputies say the victim came out to his car in a parking lot along the 200 block of 11th Street just before 2am Thursday morning and saw a man rummaging through the vehicle. The suspect confronted the victim and demanded money from him. That's when the suspect shot the victim once in the leg.

The suspect is armed with a small caliber semi-auto handgun. He is described by deputies as a black male, about 6'3", weighing 185 pounds. He has shoulder length dreads and was wearing a white t-shirt and dark colored jeans.

The victim was transported to Georgia Regents Hospital for treatment and is expected to be fine.

If you have any information about this incident and/or the suspect call the Richmond County Sheriff's Office at 706.821.1020.

 

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