Police probe shooting in Athens

Athens-Clarke County Police were, at last report, still trying to track down a shooting suspect. Police say shots were fired into a duplex on Rustwood Drive. That’s off Tallassee Road in northwest Athens. Police say one person in the residence was struck by a bullet. Injuries were said to be non life-threatening.

From the ACCPD…

Aggravated Assault

400 Block of Rustwood


  • Victim was inside residence when gunshots came through the front of the duplex
  • Victim received a gunshot wound, not life threatening
  • Responding officers located several shell casings outside the residence
  • Multiple bullet holes found in both sides of the duplex
  • Subject in other side of duplex was not injured.
  • CID/Forensics notified and responded to Incident scene
  • Victim Transported to local hospital

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