13-year-old Ga. boy killed while getting DoorDash delivery outside apartment, deputies say

AUGUSTA, Ga. — Georgia deputies are investigating a deadly shooting that left a 13-year-old boy dead as he was trying to grab his DoorDash delivery outside of the apartment complex building where he lived.

The Richmond County Sheriff’s Office told WRDW they responded to Richmond Summit Apartment, located at 744 Broad Street in Augusta, Tuesday morning around 3:07 a.m.

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Officials identified the victim as Buddy Brown, who was a seventh grader at Hornsby Middle School.

According to WRDW, when deputies arrived at the scene they found Brown outside, with at least one gunshot wound.


The investigation is ongoing and it is unclear if there are any known suspects.

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