Police investigating shooting on Vine Street in Athens

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ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT)– Two people are in the hospital right now after a fight that escalated and shots were fired.

Athens Police Chief Floyd Johnson says officers responded to Vine Street and found a man who had been shot in his side. The gunshot victim was not the only one hurt in the fight. Police say a second man was taken to the hospital for injuries he received during the incident.

Neither man wanted to talk to investigators Sunday night but the gunshot victim said he would talk to police Monday at the police station.

Right now no one has been charged in connection to the shooting or assault.


Shooting investigation on Vine Street