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ACCPD’s investigation was aided by the community which “came forward with details about the incident,” according to the release. 

An Athens man was found dead in his University Oaks apartment on West Broad Street on June 13. According to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release, David Burnette, 51, was dead at the scene.

ACCPD responded to a shots fired call at 12:11 p.m. from the apartment complex. The initial investigation suggests the man was shot, police said.

ACCPD asks anyone with information about the incident to call Sgt. Shaun Barnett at 706-613-3330 ext. 479 or Detective Mike Carrol at 706-613-3330 ext. 292.

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this incident.