#UPDATE | November 7, 2022 (WJBF) – On November 4, 2022, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Officers arrested Julius Riddick, Jr. for a Homicide that occurred on October 17th at 3024 Washington Rd. 

Riddick, Jr. was charged with Murder and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime in the shooting death of 32-year old Reginald Eugene Johnson. 

This is an ongoing investigation.


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Monday, October 17th, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting on Washington Road, near Stevens Creek Road.

Upon arrival, Deputies located one victim, identified as 32-year old Reginald Eugene Johnson of Boyscout Road, who was deceased and a second victim who was shot at least one time in the leg.

The second victim was transported to the hospital for treatment.

This incident is still being actively investigated and any further details will be released once they become available. 

This is the 3rd Homicide in Richmond County in four days.

An autopsy is scheduled.