Athens police investigating shooting

One man was airlifted to Huntsville Hospital after being shot, police said.

Posted: Nov 16, 2017 2:33 PM

Athens police are investigating a shooting that landed a man in the hospital Wednesday evening.

The shooting happened around 6 p.m. Wednesday in the 2100 block of Levert Avenue. Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson said a 29-year-old man had been shot. He was taken by Medflight to Huntsville Hospital.

Johnson said several witnesses and a suspect have been interviewed, but an arrest has not been made.

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