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Athens-Clarke Make 2nd Arrest in Shooting case


Athens-Clarke County police have made a second arrest in the March 5, 2023 shooting death of a 24-year old Athens man. According to a release from the department, 20-year old Glendarius Tate, also of Athens, is charged with Murder in connection with the death of Ja’Vanni McDavid.

Officers responded to a call of shots fired in the 100 block of Northview Drive and discovered Davis suffering from a gunshot wound. He was taken to an area hospital where died days later. 19-year-old Anthony Brown was charged with Aggravated Assault at the time. He has also been charged with Murder.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact Detective Paul Johnson at 762-400-7060, or via email at paul.johnson@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!