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22-year-old killed in North Augusta shooting

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A 22-year-old was killed in a shooting Thursday night in North Augusta.

Tyrone Dupree, a Black man, died from a gunshot wound, according to Aiken County Coroner Darryl Ables, whose office is investigating the matter alongside the North Augusta Department of Public Safety.

Dupree’s body was found at the Rivers Edge Apartments, along East Buena Vista Avenue, following reports of a 7:30 p.m. “shooting incident,” Ables said. Dupree was pronounced dead at the scene.

Check back with the Aiken Standard; this article will be updated as information becomes available.

Colin Demarest covers the Savannah River Site, the Energy Department, its NNSA, and government and politics, in general. Follow him on Twitter: @demarest_colin.