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Arrest made in case of Athens man found lying in street with gunshot wound to neck

Terrio Pass

By Joe Johnson

An arrest has been made in connection with the shooting of a man who last month was found wounded on a street in west Athens.

Terrio Pass, 24, was charged with aggravated assault, and on Monday was being held at the county jail without bail being set.

An investigation began the afternoon of April 17, when 32-year-old Joshua Lamar Scott of Calvin Street was found by passersby as he was lying in the roadway in the 200 block of Hawthorne Extension, with a gunshot wound in the neck.

He was transported to the hospital with what police said at the time were life-threatening injuries.

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department has declined to discuss possible motives for the shooting and other aspects of the case, citing an ongoing investigation.

Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked by police to contact Detective Hovie Lister at 762-400-7333, or

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