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ACCPD Arrests Suspected Shooter


Athens-Clarke Police have arrested a 15-year old male in connection with a shooting on Spring Valley Road on Tuesday, April 5, 2022. The victim, a 15-year old female was taken to a local hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. According to a release from the Athens-Clarke County Police Department, the juvenile suspect is charged with Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Crime and Cruelty to Children 1st Degree.

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information related to the shooting is asked to contact Detective Scott Black at 762-400-7058 or via email at scott.black@accgov.com.

Alexia Ridley joined WUGA as Television and Radio News Anchor and Reporter in 2013. When WUGA TV concluded operations, she became the primary Reporter for WUGA Radio. Alexia came to Athens from Macon where she served as the News Director and show host for WGXA TV. She's a career journalist and Savannah native hailing from the University of Michigan. However, Alexia considers herself an honorary UGA DAWG!
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