One man is dead after a shooting on Wrightsboro Road


The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a deadly shooting.

The victim is identified as 28 year old Deon Wright.

The Georgia Bureau Investigation will conduct an autopsy.

No further information is available at this time. 

One person has been injured in a shooting Wednesday night at The Onyx at 3211 apartments (formerly Governor’s Place apartments) on Wrightsboro Road, according to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim has been taken to a hospital and the condition is unknown, investigators say. 

The westbound lanes of Wrightsboro Road remain blocked with deputies directing traffic around the scene near Augusta University’s Forest Hills campus.

Stay tuned to WJBF NewsChannel 6 for further updates as they become available. 

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