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Police: Athens Teen, 18, Killed in Early Morning Shooting

Jordanius Randolph was found dead near a residence on Westchester Circle.

Athens, Ga., police news
Athens, Ga., police news

An Athens teen was shot and killed early Friday morning, police say.

Jordanius Randolph, 18, was found lying under some hedges near a residence on Westchester Circle just before 1 a.m., according to Athens-Clarke County Police.

Officers were responding to a report of shots fired in the area when they found the body.

“The victim suffered a gunshot wound and officers rendered aid until EMS arrived. However, the victim succumbed to his wounds,” police spokesperson Hilda Sorrow said in a media release.

Randolph’s body will be sent to the GBI crime lab for an autopsy.

Athens-Clarke PD, Clarke Coroner’s Office and the GBI are investigating.

Anyone with information concerning the shooting is asked to contact the Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 706-613-3342.

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