One Dead, Another Injured in Athens Fatal Shooting

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On April 17th, 2024, at around 11:00 PM, Athens-Clarke County Police Department received a report of a shooting in the 100 block of Huntington Road.

Upon arrival, officers discovered Nigel Zachariah Turner, aged 25 from Athens, GA, deceased at the scene due to a gunshot wound.

Another individual sustained non-life-threatening injuries and was transported to a local hospital.

The investigation into the incident is currently underway. Anyone with relevant information is urged to contact Detective Harrison at 762-400-7361 or via email at