Early morning shooting sends 1 to hospital

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - One man is in jail and another is in the hospital after a shooting at Princess Ct. at  3:07 a.m. Sunday, according to the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

Officials say brothers Armando and Jose Mata were arguing over a woman, and after the argument escalated Armando shot Jose in the chest. Armando fled the scene.

Jose was taken to GRU to be treated for his injuries.

At 4:39 a.m. the Columbia County Sheriff's Office saw Armando driving on Flowing Wells Rd, and he was taken into custody.

This is an ongoing investigation and we will update you on any charges Armando may be facing as well as Jose's condition as we receive new information.

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