One person is dead following a shooting at Red Crab in Augusta

Crime News

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Coroner’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred late Friday night outside of the Red Crab restaurant on Peach Orchard Road.

Deputies responded to the restaurant at 9:55 PM and learned a fight broke out between several people when an unknown person opened fire and shot a man and a woman.

Deputies learned a fight broke out among several people when someone fired several gunshots which struck two people.

Ashaad Truitt, 31, Augusta was shot at least one time and died from his injuries. An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Lab.

A 28-year-old female was shot in the right leg and taken to the hospital for treatment.

Investigators have since arrested and charged 24-year-old Ray Terell Streetman with Murder, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During Commission of a Crime.

Streetman was arrested Monday just after 3:30 a.m.

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