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Athens Police Arrest Shooting Suspect

Wayne Ford via Online Athens

Athens police have made an arrest in a February shooting. 24-year old Brandon Cobbs of Athens, is charged with four counts of Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. Police say he is the person responsible for a shooting on February 26 in the Area of Clayton Street and College Avenue. According to a release from the department, Cobbs fired shots toward a black sedan. No one was injured in that incident.

The investigation remains ongoing. Anybody with information regarding this incident, or, if anyone has any recorded video (dashcam, cellphone, etc.) from this area, please contact Detective Lister at 762-400-7333 or via email at hovie.lister@accgov.com.

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