Botched gun sale in Rincon leaves 1 dead, 1 arrested

Crime & Safety

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RINCON, Ga. (WSAV) — Police arrested an 18-year-old for a deadly shooting in Rincon Monday night.

The Rincon Police Department (RPD) charged Terry Baily with robbery and murder, booking him into the Effingham County Jail Tuesday. Police say 19-year-old Kamarion Burdette was killed in a botched gun sale.

Baily set up a transaction to purchase a gun from with Trevor Scott, 19, on Middleground Road through social media, RPD says.

RPD says when Scott drove up to the site of the gun sale, Baily and Burdette surrounded Scott’s car.

Police say Burdette pulled out a gun and attempted to rob Scott.

Scott pulled out a gun and fired it. Scott then fled the scene.

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