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Athens authorities investigate fatal shooting

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Athens-Clarke County police are searching for a suspect in the shooting death of a 24-year-old man.

According to authorities, the fatal incident happened around 4 p.m. on the 300 block of Lombardy Circle near Dansville Road.

When officials arrived on the scene, Javious Tucker was deceased inside a vehicle with gunshot wounds. Another victim was eventually located, 25-year-old Cyntrellis Boggs, however his wounds were not fatal.

Athens-Clarke County Police secured warrants for Melvin Lewis Brown. He is accused of Murder, Aggravated Assault and Possession of a Firearm by a convicted felon.

Anyone with information on Brown's whereabouts is being asked to contact Crime Stoppers Tip Line at 706-613-3342 or Detective Richie Boyle at 706-613-3888 Ext. 327.

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