Two shot on Deans Bridge Road in Augusta, suspect arrested

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#UPDATE | May 14, 2021 (WJBF) – According to an incident report from the RCSO, the suspect, Jared Fowler got into an argument with another man about money.

Police say the argument turned physical and Fowler went to his car to grab an AR-15.

He shot one time, hitting his girlfriend in the arm as she was trying to break up the altercation between Fowler and the other man.

The girlfriend was taken to the hospital for treatment.

Upon further investigation, the RCSO says another woman was struck due to some sort of ricochet. She was treated at the scene.

Jerard Fowler has been arrested on two counts of Aggravated Assault and remains in the Richmond County Jail.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Richmond County Deputies responded to the scene of a shooting on the 3000 block of Deans Bridge Road Thursday afternoon.

The call came in at 2:45 pm. Upon arrival deputies found a woman who was shot in the arm and a second person who was hit in the leg.

The victims were taken to the hospital for treatment. Their injuries are considered to be non-life threatening.

A suspect was taken into custody.

This investigation is ongoing, details are limited at this time.

Count on NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.

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