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Teen shot and killed at Economy Inn on Deans Bridge Road

A woman was shot early this morning at the Economy Inn at 3061 Deans Bridge Road in south Augusta.

Richmond County deputies responded to the call just after 6 a.m. where authorities say a woman had been shot at least one time in the leg.  She was taken to Augusta University Medical Center where she died a short time later.

The victim’s identity won’t be released until family has been notified.

Investigators say they’re not releasing any other information about the incident yet.

Today’s deadly shooting is the third shooting in three days.  The second deadly incident since yesterday.

In all…there have been more than two dozen deadly shootings in Richmond County since April