One person dead after overnight shooting in Augusta

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The victim is identified as Marcus Mandrell Scott, 38. The coroner confirms he is from Keysville, Georgia.

He died at 2:45 a.m. Richmond County deputies are still investigating the case.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – One person is dead after an overnight shooting in Richmond County.

The Richmond Sheriff’s Office say the shooting happened just before 2:00 a.m. on the 2300 block of Old McDuffie Road.

The Richmond County Coroner says the victim was driving a vehicle south on Old McDuffie Road when the vehicle crashed into a yard.

The driver was found to have at least one gunshot wound to his body and was pronounced dead on scene at 2:45.

The victim was sent to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy.

The victim’s identity will be released once next of kin is notified.

Stay tuned to News Channel 6 for the latest on this developing story.

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