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Man arrested in Athens double shooting

Christopher Malone (Source: Athens Police Department) Christopher Malone (Source: Athens Police Department)
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

Athens police have arrested a man in a double shooting investigation.

Police say a male and female were shot in the 700 block of Plato Jones Street at approximately 1:30 a.m. Thursday. The male was shot three times. The female was shot once.

Neither suffered life-threatening injuries. They were treated at local hospitals and are expected to make full recoveries.

29-year-old Christopher Oneal Malone was identified as a suspect. Police say he met with them Friday to give a statement.

After the interview, police charged Malone with two counts of first-degree assault.

The investigation is ongoing.

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