Suspect identified in deadly Yellow Store shooting

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Coroner, Mark Bowen, has identified the shooting victim as 28 year old Clifford R. Wright of Grovetown.

Preliminary reports reveal Wright was shot at least one time.

He was pronounced dead at 7:52 pm Augusta University Medical Center.


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office has released the name of the man suspected in a deadly shooting.

24-year-old Sanquan Yking Nipper is wanted for charges of Murder, 2 counts of Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

The incident happened at the Yellow Store at 501 East Boundary on Monday at 7:22 P.M.

Deadly shooting at 501 East Boundary – May 22, 2017

Anyone with information on his location is asked to call the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-821-7080.


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Lt. Allan Rollins tells WJBF an altercation started between two people outside store and spilled inside.

Two people were shot, including a bystander inside the store.

Lt. Rollins says the third party fled but that investigators believe the know who it is.

The search for that suspect continues.


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, deputies are on the scene of a deadly shooting in east Augusta.

The location is the “Yellow Store” at 501 E. Boundary Street. Two people were shot. One victim has died from their wounds.

WJBF has a crew on the scene and we will continue to update this story as information becomes available.

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