Shooting on Old Barton Chapel Road leaves one man dead

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#UPDATE (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding the murder of Carl Collins Jr.

Collins was found murdered September 22, 2020 on the 2400 block of Old Barton Chapel Rd. He was known to frequent the Barton Village area.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is asking for information on the shooting that killed Collins. If you have information, you may remain anonymous.

If you have any information, please contact the RCSO at 706-821-1080.


The Richmond County Coroner has confirmed one person died Tuesday night after being shot.

29-year old Carl Collins of Augusta, was shot at least one time and taken to Doctors Hospital.

Collins was pronounced dead at around 12:50 Wednesday morning.

His body will be sent to the GBI for an autopsy.

The RCSO has nor released any information on suspects.


AUGUSTA, Ga. (WJBF) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a late night shooting on the 2500 block of Old Barton Chapel Road.

The call came in just after 11:00 P.M. Tuesday night. Investigators arrived on scene and located one adult male that appeared to have been shot at least once. He was transported to a local hospital for treatment.

Count on Newschannel 6 for more on this developing story.

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