Three suspects arrested, charged with Augusta murder

UPDATE (Friday, 11:42pm) – Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the deadly shooting on Jonathan Circle.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office announced late Friday night that Trevon Crump (19), Keonte Hall (17) and Devonte Gavin (17) are all in custody and charged with murder and aggravated assault.

Crump and Hall were taken into custody in Aiken County. Gavin turned himself in to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and is being held at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center.


RICHMOND COUNTY (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office investigators are currently investigating a shooting that happened shortly after 11:00 p.m. Thursday.

The shooting happened on the 1600 block of Jonathan Circle.

Where 16-year-old Nicholas Griffin was shot and taken to the Augusta University Medical Center.

Griffin died at 5:40 a.m. and his autopsy is scheduled at the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) Lab in Atlanta, Ga

The Coroner’s Office and the Sheriff’s Department are currently investigating Griffin’s death and there is no further information is available at this time.

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