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19-year-old shot and killed in Athens

According to a release, officers responded around 2 a.m. to a shooting on Cone Drive at the Nellie B. Homes.
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ATHENS, Ga. — Athens-Clarke County Police are investigating a shooting that left a 19-year-old dead early Saturday morning, the department said.

According to a release, officers responded around 2 a.m. to a shooting on Cone Drive at the Nellie B. Homes.

"Upon arrival, officers located a male who had been shot several times," a police statement said. 

Police identified that victim as 19-year-old Brynarius Smith, of Athens, and said he died of his injuries. The Athens-Clarke County Police Department added that it is not believed that Smith was a UGA student.

"The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact Detective Lister at (762) 400-7333 or via email at hovie.lister@accgov.com," the police statement said.

   

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