Person shot in Athens neighborhood

Person shot in Athens neighborhood

ATHENS, AL (WAFF) - A shooting investigation is underway in Athens.

Police responded to Founders Circle in the Canebrake Club development Wednesday afternoon. A victim was found with a small-caliber gunshot wound in the chest.

The victim was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital. His condition is not yet known.

No suspect information has been released at this time.

"We do not feel there is a threat of harm to anyone else in the community. We are working to obtain information and verify information, and at this time, I cannot release any further details," Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said in a statement.

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