DEVELOPING ON 6: Overnight Shooting in Downtown Augusta

DEVELOPING ON 6: Overnight Shooting in Downtown Augusta (Image 1)
DEVELOPING ON 6: Overnight Shooting in Downtown Augusta (Image 1)

Richmond County Sheriff's Office deputies are investigating an early morning shooting in Downtown Augusta. It happened shortly after 2 a.m. at the Broad Street Apartments on the 1900 Block of Pearl Avenue. The 18-year-old victim was taken to Georgia Regents Medical Center.

Deputies are currently searching for two black males in connection to this shooting. Both have low-cut hair and were wearing blue jeans. One suspect was wearing a black, red and white T-shirt. The other was wearing a white shirt. Both men are believed to be in their early 20s. It is believed they left the scene in gold, 4-door Acura. Witnesses say there were two children inside the car.

We will continue to bring you updates on this story as they come into the newsroom.

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