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Man shot at Bethel Midtown Village

By Joe Johnson

A 48-year-old Big Oak Circle man was shot over the weekend at Bethel Midtown Village, Athens-Clarke County police said

Officers responded to Piedmont Athens Regional Medical Center at about 4 a.m. Sunday on a report that the man was being treated there for a non-life-threatening gunshot wound, according to police.

“The victim stated that he was shot at Bethel (Midtown Village) earlier that day,” Athens-Clarke County police Public Information Officer Geof Gilland said Thursday morning.

“He had a verbal altercation with a black female and several black makes and was shot,” according to Gilland.

Detectives continued to investigate the incident, and police asked that anyone with information about the case to contact Detective Kim Johnson at (706) 613-3330, ext. 331 or

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