One person dead following shooting in Augusta

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AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) — One person is dead following a shooting in Augusta.

Details are limited but we’re told in the incident happened in the 1000 block Oellerich Avenue, Sunday, December 1.

The victim, later identified as Benedad Sinai Gonzalez, 37, of Pharr, Texas, was found outside a home with at least one gunshot wound, according to Richmond County Coroner Mark Bowen.

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, December 2 at the GBI Lab, Coroner Bowen added.

The call for assistance came in at 2:27 a.m.

We asked the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office about the suspect. We were told they do not have any information to release about the suspect at this time.

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