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.Check back for updates