Teen accused of shooting man in back after argument

Teen accused of shooting man in back after argument

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - An 18-year-old is accused of shooting another man in the back Sunday evening, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Dominique Cody is charged with aggravated assault and possession of a firearm, according to the sheriff's office.

Deputies responded to a call just before 7 p.m. in the 3700 block of Vera Drive. The victim, Roger A. Tyler, 30, had a gunshot wound to the back.

Deputies learned that Tyler got into an argument with another man, which escalated and led to Tyler being shot in the back.

He was transported to Georgia Regents University for treatment, deputies said. His injury was not life-threatening.

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