UPDATE: Man arrested in Atlanta for Richmond County murder

UPDATE: Man arrested in Atlanta for Richmond County murder
Robert Hale - Richmond County Sheriff's Office

AUGUSTA, GA (WFXG) - UPDATE: The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has located and taken 31-year-old Robert Eugene Hale Jr. into custody in Atlanta.

Investigators believe he is responsible for a murder that happened on Wylie Drive.


The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that occurred early morning Sunday, July 21.

Authorities tell FOX 54 that at this time the incident is being investigated as a homicide that occurred on the 1900 block of Wylie Dr.

Deputies responded to multiple calls of shots fired at 4:56 a.m. and found 41-year-old Antonio Perry with at least two gunshot wounds. Perry was transferred to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead at 5:40 a.m.

Perry will be taken to the GBI Lab for an autopsy.

At this time the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has no further information.

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