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Investigators stand outside the home in the 200 block of Viola Avery Street where a man was shot in the arm Sept. 13.

Shots rang out early Friday morning at Viola Avery Street and Cherokee Street resulting in a man being struck in the arm and transported to Doctor’s Hospital on Augusta.

McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a shooting in the 200 block of Viola Avery Street before 8:30 a.m., Sept. 13, to find a man with a gunshot wound, said Sheriff’s Office Major Ronnie Williamson.  The man was later identified as Christopher Collins of Macon.

The investigation is ongoing, Williamson said   Investigators with the sheriff’s office spent the morning processing the scene and gathering evidence from a SUV in the yard of the home at Viola Avery Street.

Individuals who did not want to be identified said they came to the scene to find out what was going on after word spread that a shooting had occurred or from hearing gunfire.

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