Martin Borja Garcia
Photo: Athens Banner-Herald
Photo: Athens Banner-Herald

Second man arrested in Athens shooting death

A second arrest has been made in a deadly shooting at an Athens public housing complex.

Martin Borja Garcia, 18, of Danielsville, surrendered to authoriities Tuesday, police told the Athens Banner-Herald.

The suspected shooter in the June 4 slaying, David Rojas Garcia, 22, of Hull, was arrested the day after the incident at a residence, according to police.

The motive for the deadly shooting of Saheed Snow was robbery, police spokesman Epifanio Rodriguez said.

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The suspects are related, but police are not sure how. They are charged with malice, felony and second-degree murder, the newspaper reported.

Witnesses told police Snow got into a car with two other people, then was shot and pulled out of the car by one of the suspects, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported. One suspect ran from the scene and the other drove away.

Police quickly identified David Rojas Garcia as a suspect.

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