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Injuries reported in downtown Athens shooting

By Joe Johnson

Multiple people reportedly were injured early Sunday when gunfire erupted in downtown Athens.

An Athens-Clarke County Police Department source confirmed that officers responded to reports of gunfire sometime after 2 a.m. and located more than one victim who were transported to the hospital.

No one from ACCPD responded to requests for official information about the incident.

Some social media postings indicate that people were at Waffle House on West Clayton Street when they heard gunshots, possibly in the area of Clayton and Pulaski streets.

"This was terrifying for me as a mom," someone said in a Facebook post. "Got a call from my daughter who was hiding."

Classic City News will update this story as more information becomes available.

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