Suspect arrested after shooting in East Augusta

LINCOLN COUNTY, GA (WFXG) - A man was arrested after shooting a person and then running from police.

The Richmond County Sheriff's Office said they received a call around 6:30 p.m. Friday in reference to a shooting at 201 East Telfair Street.

When they got to the scene, they chased the suspect to East Walker Street where he was arrested.

According to officials, Antonio Holmes, 20, has a history of terrorizing people in East Augusta. Holmes used a sawed off shotgun as his weapon that officials believe to be loaded with bird shot ammunition.

The victim was treated at the scene and later released, according to authorities.

This investigation is ongoing and we will continue to update you as we learn more information.

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