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Athens man charged with murder after shooting


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ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – A man has been charged with murder after a shooting in Athens on Wednesday afternoon.

According to the Athens Police Department (APD), 20-year-old Jordan Laron Turner of Athens has been charged with murder after police said he shot dead 29-year-old Cameron Oshai Whitt.

Police say the call came in at 3.30pm about a person who was shot in the 2000 block of Aretha Drive. Whitt was taken to hospital where he later died, according to Athens police.

Turner was incarcerated in Limestone County Jail.

Anyone with information related to the case should contact Lt. Jonathan Caldwell at 256-233-8700.

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