Suspect arrested in early morning deadly shooting in Richmond County


#UPDATE (WJBF) – An arrest has been made in the shooting death of Benjamin Chavous.

Police say 29-year old Robert Olyowski has now in custody.

Olyowski is charged with Involuntary Manslaughter and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

No details on a motive.

AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a shooting that left one person dead.

Just after 1:00 a.m., investigators responded to a shooting on the 3600 block of Byrd Road.

That’s off of Peach Orchard Road.

44-year old Benjamin Chavous was killed in the shooting.

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