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ACCPD Investigates Downtown Shooting from Early Sunday Morning

Nicole Jordan

There was a shooting in downtown Athens early Sunday morning, according to Athens Clarke County Police.

Police responded to reports of shots fired near Jackson Street and Clayton Street on September 4th around 2:35 AM. Authorities say during an altercation between two males, one of them discharged a firearm at the other. The victim, an unidentified twenty-one-year-old male from Bowman Georgia, was not injured.

This is the second shooting in same area of downtown in recent weeks. An August 26th shooting sent a seventeen-year-old male to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries. The investigation to Sunday’s incident is still ongoing.