Two teens wounded in east Athens shooting incident



By Joe Johnson

Athens-Clarke County police on Tuesday continued to investigate a weekend shooting in an east Athens neighborhood that left two teens wounded.

According to police, officers on Sunday responded to the area of Crows Nest Court off Cedar Shoals Drive regarding a reported shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Police identified the victims as Jeffery Thorpe and Jaden Williams, both 18.

They were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Athens-Clarke County police on Tuesday continued to investigate a weekend shooting in an east Athens neighborhood in which two teens were wounded.

According to police, officers on Sunday responded to the area of Crows Nest Court off Cedar Shoals Drive regarding a shooting. Upon arrival, officers located two victims suffering from gunshot wounds. Police identified the victims as Jeffery Thorpe and Jaden Williams, both 18.

They were transported to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police said that officers determined that the shooting occurred several blocks away, in the 100 block of Highland Park Drive, also located off Cedar Shoals Drive.

Police have not released any details of the incident or investigation.

Police asked for anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Paul Johnson at paul.johnson@accgov.com or (762) 400-7060. olOfficers determined that the shooting occurred several blocks away, in the 100 block of Highland Park Drive, also located off Cedar Shoals Drive.

Police have not released any details of the incident or investigation.

Police asked for anyone with information regarding this incident to contact Detective Paul Johnson at paul.johnson@accgov.com or (762) 400-7060.


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