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Richmond County authorities have made an arrest in connection with this morning’s fatal shooting at the Corner Store in the 2300 block of Wheeless Road.  Thirty-three-year-old Anthony Flowers was shot at least one time during an argument outside the store around 10:45 a.m.

Flowers was rushed to Augusta University Medical Center where he died a short time later.

Richmond County investigators have arrested 62-year-old Frederick McNeal and charged him with Flowers’ murder.  He was also charged with Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime.

Authorities say this is still an active investigation and any additional information will be released when it becomes available.