Athens Man Injured In Officer Involved Shooting

The GBI will look into an officer involved shooting that left an Athens man injured. Investigators in the Athens-Clarke County Police Department say 22 year old John Scott was shot and wounded after reaching for a gun outside a convenience store on Barnett Shoals Road. Athens-Clarke County Police department said their was a officer on patrol early Saturday morning when he observed two men pouring liquor in a cup outside the Golden Pantry store on Barnett Shoals Road. Injuries to Scott are described as non life threatening; no police officers were hurt.

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