$1,000 reward offered for information in Athens teen’s fatal shooting

Athens-Clarke County police are investigating after a teenager was fatally shot.

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Athens-Clarke County police are investigating after a teenager was fatally shot.

A $1,000 reward is being offered for information leading to an arrest in the fatal shooting of a 19-year-old in Athens earlier this month.

Athens-Clarke County police were called to the scene on Cone Drive around 2 a.m. April 16 and found 19-year-old Brynarius Smith with multiple gunshot wounds. He died as a result of his injuries.

Police continue to investigate, and a cash reward is now on the table.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Hovie Lister at 762-400-7333 or via email at hovie.lister@accgov.com. Tipsters can also remain anonymous by calling the Crime Stoppers tip line at 706-705-4775.