Hephzibah man arrested after gunshot fired in home injures child


UPDATE: The suspect, Bobbie Mitchell was booked on three charges related to an incident that occurred Tuesday night on the 1200 block of Brown Rd.

Mitchell was booked on the following counts:

  • Possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime
  • Aggravated Assault
  • Cruelty to children in the second degree

Warrants state that Mitchell allegedly fired a 9mm handgun into a bedroom wall, striking the victim in his left arm.

No further details have been released regarding the victim.

Stay tuned to NewsChannel 6 for more information on this developing investigation.

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – Richmond County Deputies are headed to the 1200 block of Brown Rd. in reference to shots fired.

Richmond County dispatch says someone was firing shots on Brown Rd. While officers were responding, two of them crashed into each other in their patrol cars.

Dispatch says the accident was minor and both officers are okay.

There are no other details on the accident or the reported shooting at this time.

Please stay tuned to NewsChannel 6 for more information as it becomes available.

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