Officials: 1 dead after shooting near Augusta veterans nursing home

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AUGUSTA, Ga. -- One person is confirmed dead after a shooting near a veterans nursing home in Augusta Friday morning.

Officials say the incident happened at Georgia War Veterans Nursing Home.

The incident is being handled by the Richmond County Sheriff's Office.

The suspect is at large, although it's not considered an active shooter situation.

This is a developing story. Stay with WGXA News for additional updates.