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Teen sentenced to prison for sister’s death



An Augusta teen who fatally shot his sister while playing with a gun was sentenced Monday to nine years in prison.

Tyquan Dukes, 18, pleaded guilty in Richmond County Superior Court to involuntary manslaughter and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime. While Judge John Flythe ...

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  1. This is a tragedy in several ways. But, it all began by a seventeen year-old black male illegally acquiring a probable illegal gun (stolen), that caused the tragic death of said teen’s own sister. The “friend of a friend” is in reality an accessory to an accidental death. You do not “play” with a gun. You go to the range and practice. An unbelievably sad ending, that will affect this family forever.

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