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Police investigating homicide in west Athens Stonehenge neighborhood

By Joe Johnson

A person was shot to death in the westside Athens Stonehenge neighborhood.

Athens-Clarke County police public information officer Lt. Shaun Barnett said the information he had was limited because an investigation of the incident was in its very early stages.

He did say that police responded to a reported shooting at about 5:25 p.m. and located a victim outside in the 300 block of Marlborough Downs Road.

The victim was transported to the hospital and declared deceased.

Police asked for anybody with information regarding this incident to contact Lt. David Norris at (762) 400-7165 or

Tips can also be made by anonymously calling the Crime Stoppers confidential tip line at (706) 705-4775.

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

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May 18, 2021

Joe Johnson, you are on your job!!!! Thanks for keeping us informed.

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