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One Dead After Late Night Shooting

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Richmond County, GA -

Richmond County investigators are working a shooting that happened late Friday night.

Police say it happened at Avery Pointe Apartments on Fayetteville Drive.

Dispatchers say they received a call just before midnight Friday about shots fired with one person down.

Sergeant Monica Belser with the Richmond County Sheriff's Office says 27-year-old Lamar King was shot in the chest and was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Sergeant Belser says a suspect was taken into custody early Saturday morning and was interviewed by investigators. However, a name has not been released.

No charges have been filed at this time.

The investigation is still ongoing.

Count on WJBF News Channel 6 to update you as more information comes into our newsroom.

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