Double Fatality Sunday Morning in Richmond County: The Richmond County Coroner's Office is investigating the deaths of two people early this morning following a single vehicle accident on Mike Padgett Highway at…

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Gun Found at the Performance Learning Center in Richmond County

A deadly shooting was reported late last night in Richmond County.  Coroner Mark Bowen says 34-year-old Joseph Fortson of the 1900 block of Sanford Court in Augusta was shot at least one time in the 1800 block of Fayetteville Drive.  He was pronounced dead at 1:10 a.m. today.  An autopsy will be performed at the GBI Crime Lab.  So far, no other information has been released yet.