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DEVELOPING ON 6: Probation Officer Shot, Probationer Killed In Downtown Augusta

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***UPDATED at 7:22 P.M. on Monday, July 22nd***

We have new information just in to the WJBF Newsroom concerning a Monday afternoon shooting at the Parole and Probations office in downtown Augusta on Greene Street.

We are told by the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) that a male probationer walked into the office, and when officers tried to arrest him, a struggle ensued.

We are told at least two gunshots were fired and a female Probation Officer was shot. She is currently at George Regents Medical Center. There is no word on her condition, at this time.

The probationer was also shot and he died.

There is no other information being released by the GBI at this time. We are told more details will be released on Tuesday.

An autopsy will be performed on the probationer on Wednesday in Atlanta.

We will continue to follow this developing story and provide the latest details when they become available.

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***POSTED at 4:59 P.M. on Monday, July 22nd***

WJBF News Channel 6 has learned there has been a shooting in downtown Augusta.

We have learned that the shooting happened near the Richmond County Parole and Probations Office on the 900 block of Greene Street.

We have a crew en route to the scene and we will provide more details as they become available.

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