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ACCPD Investigating Fatal Shooting


Athens-Clarke County Police are investigating the fatal shooting of a 21-year old Athens man. Police arrived at the scene in the 200 block of Martin Circle shortly before 11 o’ clock Monday night regarding a shooting.

Officers located the victim, Demetrius Pope, suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to a local hospital where he died as a result of his injuries. The investigation is ongoing and police ask that anyone with information regarding the shooing contact Lieutenant David Norris at 762-400-7165, or david.norris@accgov.com.