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Police say shooting that left 1 person dead, 1 wounded in Augusta began with fight at club


AUGUSTA, Georgia — Police say a dispute that left one person shot to death and another wounded in Augusta began with a fight at a nightclub on Broad Street.

Deputy Coroner Kenneth Boose said 28-year-old Antonio L. Counts of North Augusta, South Carolina, was found dead inside a car early Tuesday morning on an exit ramp leading to South Carolina.

Another man found in the car, Donald Hill, also of North Augusta, had a gunshot wound to his leg. He was taken to a hospital.

Richmond County deputies tell The Augusta Chronicle ( that they believe the shooting started with a fight at a Broad Street club.

The victims were later hit when someone fired into the vehicle on Broad Street at the Gordon Highway exit ramp.

Information from: The Augusta Chronicle ,

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