Five Arrested in Connection with Athens Shooting
Five people have been arrested in connection with an August shooting. The Athens-Clarke County Police Department arrested 23-year old Miquan Pittard, 23-year-old Antonio Thomas, 23-year-old Raekwon Smith, along with 25-year old Jyterious Turner and a 17-year old, in connection with the incident. Police say at around 11 pm August 25th, a 17-year old male was shot in the 300 block of Clayton Street. He was taken to an area hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries.
Pittard is also facing Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana and Felony Probation Violation, while Turner is facing an additional charge of Possession of a Schedule II Substance with Intent to Distribute.
The suspects are facing charges including Aggravated Assault, Robbery, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony and Violation of the Street Gang Terrorism Act.
The incident remains under investigation Anyone with information is asked to contact the ACCPD, at 706-400-7117 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.