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Man injured after shooting in Augusta

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One man is in the hospital after an overnight shooting in Augusta.

Richmond County Sheriff's Deputies got a call around 12:15am in reference to an injured person on Martin Luther King Blvd at Stiener Avenue.

When deputies arrived, they discovered a man suffering from a gunshot wound to the leg. He was rushed to Georgia Regents Medical Center for treatment.

Deputies were able to find out the man had been walking back from a convenience store when he heard a gunshot and felt pain coming from his leg.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office describes the investigation as being in the beginning phase. No leads or information on suspects are available at this time.

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