ATHENS - Two people were taken into custody after a shooting was reported near the University of Georgia overnight, according to the school.
According to a tweet at 2:42 a.m. from UGA, police responded to a report of a shooting at Fulton and Spring streets. They asked everyone to avoid the area at the time.
At 3:21 a.m., they tweeted that police had taken two "suspects" into custody. They also said there was not threat to the community at the time.
The suspects were identified as 25-year-old Zachary Thomas Baker from Athens and 24-year-old Mark Luke Jarrett from Athens. Both were labeled as "visitors" on the campus and are facing numerous charges. Baker has been charged with five counts of aggravated assault, one count of weapon on school grounds, one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and one count of reckless conduct. Jarrett has been charged with has been charged with five counts of aggravated assault, two counts of weapon on school grounds, one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and one count of reckless conduct.
The male victim was also described as a "visitor" to the campus. He was reportedly shot in the leg and his injury was non-life-threatening.
The suspects were arrested during a traffic stop by Athens-Clarke County Police Department.
Anyone who may have information related to this incident is asked to contact the UGA Police Department at 706-542-2200.
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