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ACCPD Investigating Weir Circle Shooting


The Athens-Clarke County Police Department is investigating Thursday’s shooting in the 200 block of Weir Circle. According to a department release, officers arrived on the scene to find a 19-year old woman suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say she had serious injuries and was taken to a local hospital. A 17-year old male also arrived at an area hospital with a gunshot wound, which police say he received as a result of this incident. Police consider him a suspect in the shooting and charges are pending.

Anyone with information about this shooting is asked to contact Detective Scott Black at 762-400-7058 or scott.black@accgov.com. Tips can also be made anonymously by contacting the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 706-705-4775.

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