UPDATE | August 23, 2022 (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help in locating an Aggravated Assault suspect.

41-year-old Gabriel Scott is wanted for the a shooting incident on August 12th in front of the Riverfront Pub on Broad Street.

Witnesses say the suspect and 25-year-old victim were inside the Pub when a verbal altercation began. The two went outside and before the victim was outside the door, the suspect allegedly had a gun pointed to his face. The incident report says the victim was shot in the face near his chin. The victim was transported to Augusta University Medical Center for treatment.

Scott is considered armed and dangerous and is described as a Black male, 6 feet 1 inches tall, weighing 155 pounds with black hair and brown eyes.. He was last seen driving a black SUV.

If anyone has information on this incident or on Scott’s whereabouts, please contact the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office at 706-828-1020 or 706-828-1080.


Original Story

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) — Richmond County Sheriff’s Office says one person was found shot on Friday evening on the 500 block of Broad Street in Downtown Augusta.

According to investigators, the call came in around 8 pm. The victim was shot at least one time and was transported to an area hospital for treatment. Additional details about the victim and their condition are not yet known.

Details about what led up to the shooting are still unclear. The investigation is ongoing.

Count on WJBF NewsChannel 6 for the latest on this developing story.