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Nicholls man air lifted following shooting

NICHOLLS, GA (WALB) – A Coffee County man is hospitalized with a serious gunshot wound. The suspect accused of shooting him with a shotgun is in jail

Wednesday afternoon, deputies arrested 66-year-old Marion Richardson. Investigators say he shot Calvin Burch in the leg with a 12 gauge shotgun.

The two had been fighting at a home on Old Nicholls Road.

The wound was so bad, Burch had to be airlifted to a Savannah hospital. Officials say he is communicating and is stable.

Richardson is in the Coffee County Jail on charges of aggravated battery. More charges could follow.


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