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Victim is fatally shot outside Wheeless Road store



Richmond County authorities are investigating a shooting death that took place Tuesday morning at the Corner Store convenience store.

Anthony Lee Flowers, 33, was shot around 10:45 a.m. Tuesday and died from his injuries at Augusta University Medical Center. Authorities say the shooting took pla...

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  1. When I first heard something happened, I knew there had to be something that set things in motion, AND I was right. The deceased also apparently never was told that sometimes, it is best just to walk away. Just a bad situation all around.

  2. I’d like the real story..there are two versions..one he pulled his gun after being slapped and the second one was he went to his vehicle, retrieved his gun and went inside the store and shot him…one is clearly self defense, the other is clearly murder…

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