One person dead after overnight shooting in Richmond County


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

The incident happened on April 5 shortly after 9:00 pm at the 3500 block of Jonathan Circle.

The victim is identified as 59-year-old James Dukes.

Investigators say he was shot at least once and transported to the Augusta University Medical Center. 

He was pronounced dead that Thursday morning.

The victim’s body will be transported to the GBI Lab for an autopsy today.

Count on NewsChannel 6 to keep you updated with this developing story.

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