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Toddler killed, adult and another child injured in Athens trailer park shooting

Police at the scene of a triple shooting at Hallmark Estates trailer park (Photos by Mandy King)

By Joe Johnson

A 3-year-old boy was killed Friday in a shooting at an Athens trailer park that also injured his 9-year-old brother and an adult male,

The scene outside the hospital to where victims from an Athens triple shooting were taken

The boys reportedly had been sitting on a couch at around 5:30 p.m. when someone shot into their home at Hallmark Estates off of Spring Valley Road.

"My son is crying real bad about his friend. His friend's little 3-year-old brother didn’t make it. I’m trying to comfort him and it’s so hard,"a friend of the family said. "All I can do right now is cry with my child. He is so hurt, keeps asking me to take him to the hospital to see his friend.l, but I don't know if I should or not."

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department did not say if a motive for the shooting had developed,

Police asked for anyone with relevant information to contact Sergeant Black at 762-400-7058, or via email at scott.black@accgov.com.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward oup to $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons involved in this incident. Anonymous tips can be made by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 706-705-4775.

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