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Overnight shooting in Athens kills 1, hurts 3 others

Marquise Jackson, 21, was found shot near the 1100 block of Mitchell Bridge Road. He later died from his injuries, police said.

ATHENS, Ga. — Athens-Clarke County Police are investigating a shooting that killed one person and injured three others early Sunday morning just before 1 a.m.

Officers were alerted about the shooting after being called to the 1100 block of Mitchell Bridge Road for a person shot. When officers arrived, they found Marquise Jackson shot. 

The 21-year-old was taken to a hospital where he later died from his injuries, according to a release form Athens-Clarke County Police. 

Three other people also arrived at the hospital with injuries related to the shooting. Their injuries were non-life threatening, the release said.

If you have any information about the shooting including photos, videos or social media posts, call Sergeant Black with the Athens-Clarke County Police Department at 762-400-7058, or email them at scott.black@accgov.com.

Anonymous tips can be made by calling the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 706-705-4775. Crime Stoppers is also offering up to a $1,000 reward for any information leading to an arrest, the release said. 

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