Police search for suspect in Athens homicide

Athens-Clarke County Police release the name of a homicide victim: Police say 25 year-old Nigel Turner was gunned down on Huntington Road in Athens. A second shooting victim was hospitalized with what are said to have been non-life threatening injuries. An Athens-Clarke County Police investigation into what appears to have been a gang-related shooting is ongoing.

From the ACCPD…

On April 17th, 2024, at approximately 11:00 PM, the Athens-Clarke County Police Department responded to a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Huntington Road. Responding officers found the victim, Nigel Zachariah Turner, 25, Athens, GA, deceased at this location from a gunshot wound. A second gunshot victim was transported to a local hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Harrison at 762-400-7361 or via email at David.harrison@accgov.com.

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant

Tim Bryant hosts Classic City Today, 6-10 weekday mornings on 98.7FM & AM 1340 WGAU in Athens.



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