Richmond County Sheriff's Office Responds to Josey High School Shooting

Richmond County Sheriff’s Office Responds to Josey High School Shooting

AUGUSTA, Ga. (WRDW/WAGT) – The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to a shooting at TW Josey High School on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 17.

Officials say the incident happened at 5:24 p.m. after a football match outside the football stadium.

Deputies located two victims who appeared to have suffered a gunshot wound; both were taken to hospital for treatment.

The sheriff’s office also said an altercation took place before the shooting.

The Richmond County School System also released a statement confirming the same information and that this incident occurred as their post-game Homecoming tailgate was ending.

Although no suspects or other details have been released, the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office is handling the investigation.

This is a developing story. Stay with News 12 for more updates.

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