One person shot and killed on 2nd Avenue in Augusta

Crime News

One person is dead following a deadly shooting in Richmond County, Friday morning.

The victim has been identified as 35-year-old Nelson Kirkland

The Richmond County Coroner tells us he was shot at least once.

The incident happened on the 1900 block of 2nd Avenue at 5:26 a.m. Friday morning. 

Kirkland was pronounced dead at the scene at 6:45 a.m.

His body has been transported to the GBI Crime Lab for an autopsy. 

No word yet on a suspect.

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

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