One person dead in shooting on Milledgeville Road in Augusta; suspect arrested

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RICHMOND COUNTY, Ga. (WJBF) – One person is dead following a shooting in Augusta.

The incident happened at Augusta Estates located on the 2500 block of Milledgeville Road on Sunday, October 24.

Ladon Burley Jr., 37, was shot at least once at his home on Milledgeville Road. He was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:10 a.m.

An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Lab this week.

Investigators have arrested De’Quinn Hamlin, 34, of Augusta and charged him with murder, kidnapping, possession of a firearm in the commission of a crime, and criminal damage to property in relation to this incident.

He’s being held at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center. Hamilton’s booking photo is not yet available.

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