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ACCPD Investigating Burkland Drive Shooting

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Athens-Clarke police are investigating a Saturday shooting that left a woman seriously injured. Officers responded to a Shots Fired call shortly before 2 o’ clock Saturday morning on Burkland Drive.
According to witnesses, multiple gunshots were fired during a domestic incident. The shooter left the area. Additional witnesses told officers that a 27-year old female in a nearby residence had been shot in the back. The victim was inside her home lying on a couch when she was struck by gunfire. EMS transported her to a local hospital with a serious injury.
No one else was injured.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Dara Deckert at 762-400-7198 or Dara.Deckert@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!