AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - A third man has been arrested and charged in the shooting death of 19-year-old Kenneth Porter at an apartment on River Ridge Drive in Augusta on Mar. 12.
21-year-old Austin Slade O’Shields, originally from Clearwater, was arrested Tuesday, Mar. 19 in Batesville, AR. He was booked into the Charles B. Webster Detention Center on Wednesday. O’Shields is charged with murder and possession of a firearm or knife during the commission of a crime.
ORIGINAL STORY: An Augusta teen has died after being shot at his home on the 1000 block of River Ridge Rd. Now investigators have arrested 2 men for his murder.
The shooting happened just before 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. at The Enclave at Augusta apartments According to the Richmond County Coroner’s office, 19-year-old Kenneth Porter suffered at least one gunshot wound and was transported to Augusta University Medical Center by EMS. He was pronounced dead at 3:15 p.m.
Investigators have arrested 16-year-old Antoine Stokes for murder and 20-year-old Saxxon Vance for murder, criminal attempted armed robbery, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.
An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday at the GBI lab.