RICHMOND COUNTY, GA. (THECOUNT) — Johnny Willingham, of Augusta, Georgia, has been identified as the victim found fatally shot Tuesday inside a Richmond County Home.

Willingham, 33, was discovered suffering from gunshot injuries in Augusta early Tuesday morning.


According to reports, police responded to a call of shots fired on the 1900 block of Telfair Street around 12:30 a.m. Tuesday. When they arrived, Willingham was found suffering from at least one gunshot wound inside a residence.

Willingham was pronounced dead of gunshot injuries at 1:20 a.m.

An autopsy is scheduled to take place at the GBI Crime Lab.

The cause of the deadly incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Richmond County is a county located in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2010 census, the population was 200,549. It is one of the original counties of Georgia, created February 5, 1777. Following an election in 1995, the city of Augusta consolidated governments with Richmond County – Wikipedia.