Man killed in shooting during robbery in Augusta - FOX 13 News

Man killed in shooting during robbery in Augusta

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AUGUSTA, Ga. -

One man was killed and another critically injured in a shooting during an apparent attempted robbery in Augusta.

Richmond County Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose told the Augusta Chronicle that 18-year-old Trezmaine Jessie Williams was killed in the shooting at about 6:30 p.m. Friday. Richmond County Sheriff's Lt. Blaise Dresser said another man, 18-year-old Dontavius Payne was also shot in the incident in the 2000 block of First Avenue. Payne was in critical condition at the Medical College of Georgia Hospital.

Investigators said Williams and Payne were apparently attempting to rob another man when they were shot. Dresser said the shooting appeared to be in self-defense.

The shooting upset residents of the area. One woman, Lakisha Moore, said she and her children woud be moving from the neighborhood.

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