The NBC affiliate in Wichita, Kansas, ran this story on David Reader, the 26-year-old principal cellist of the Augusta Symphony Orchestra who was shot to death Sunday. Augusta police arrested Tuesday a 16 year old in connection with his death and are still looking for a second suspect. The TV news station reports that Reader was was shot in a East Augusta neighborhood while attempting to buy ten dollars’ worth of pot. He was still wearing his tuxedo and his cello was in the backseat of his car when he was found. Reader was a promising talent who many felt was destined for to go far. He was well-known and well-liked among musicians who travel to Augusta, Savannah, and Hilton Head Island to perform.
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