Deadly shooting reported at Level 9 on Damascus Road in Augusta

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and the Coroner’s Office are investigating a now deadly shooting incident on Damascus Road.

The incident happened around 1 a.m. Tuesday morning at Level 9 Sports Bar on the 3000 block of Damascus Road.

Upon arrival, Richmond County first responders found three shooting victims.  Two of the victims were transported for treatment for what appeared to be non-life threatening injuries; a third victim, now identified as 37-year-old Corey Lamont Thomas, was pronounced dead at 9:47 a.m. at Augusta University Medical Center by the Richmond County Coroner’s Office.

Thomas was shot at least once and taken to AU Medical Center by EMS. He was pronounced dead at 9:47 a.m. Tuesday morning.

His body has been sent to the GBI lab for an autopsy.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, there have been no arrests in connection with the shooting and the investigation in on-going.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more details as they’re available.

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