Bauknight responded to the sheriff’s investigator at the front door of his boarding house by simply opening fire on him, striking him in the left leg. The investigator returned fire and shot Bauknight to death. The family told reporters he’d suffered from schizophrenia.

ID: 1371

Victms Name: Benny Bauknight
Age: 44
Gender: Male
Race:

City: Augusta
County: Richmond
State: GA
Zip Code: 30901
Country: United States of America

Agency: Richmond County Sheriff’s Office

Cause of Death: Gunshot

Circumstances surrounding mental health: Bauknight responded to the sheriff’s investigator at the front door of his boarding house by simply opening fire on him, striking him in the left leg. The investigator returned fire and shot Bauknight to death. The family told reporters he’d suffered from schizophrenia.

Symptoms of mental health: No

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