© 2024 WUGA | University of Georgia
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations

Barrow County Sheriff's Office Investigating Triple Shooting

A triple shooting in Barrow County has left two people dead and a third in the hospital. According to the Barrow County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to a 911 call at a residence on Kendall Park Drive. They found a 63-year old man and his 66-year old wife dead from gunshot wounds.

Their 35-year old son was wounded by gunfire and taken to an area hospital where is being treated, his wounds do not appear to be life-threatening. Sheriff Judd Smith said he believed the incident was isolated to the home and authorities are not searching for a suspect. The investigation is continuing.

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!