AUGUSTA (WJBF) – Richmond County Deputies responded to Augusta University Medical Center Emergency Room in reference to a gunshot victim.
The victim, Justin Taylor, was shot twice in his leg.
Investigators learned that Taylor was walking on 1st Avenue around 4:00 a.m. this morning, when he heard gun shots and started running. He then realized he had been shot and called for a ride to the hospital.
Police found multiple shell casings on the porch of 2023 2nd Avenue where Taylor had attended a party earlier that same day.
No word on any suspects at this time.
The investigation is ongoing.
If you know anything about the incident, please contact the RCSO.