One Person dead after shooting in Downtown Augusta


AUGUSTA (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and the Richmond County Coroner are investigating a shooting that left one man dead.

Coroner, Mark Bowen, says Marlow Andrew Jones, 42, of Jackson, S.C. was shot at least one time in front of Studio Neighborhood Bar on 11th Street, near Greene Street shortly after 1am.

According to the police report, deputies located 42-year-old Marlow Jones and 29-year-old Mario McKie, who were both shot at least once.

Jones was pronounced dead on the scene and will be transported to the GBI Lab for an autopsy.

McKie was taken to a local hospital where he is being treated for his injuries.

No word on any suspects or arrests at this time, RCSO investigators are working on leads. No further information is being released at this time.

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