ACC Cop car

An Athens-Clarke County police car is parked on the street in downtown Athens on March 1, 2018. 

Two residents of a home on Ponderosa Drive sustained gunshot wounds and were taken to a local hospital after a shooting around 7:30 a.m. on Nov. 5. The suspect was dead when police arrived, according to an Athens-Clarke County Police Department press release.

Police gathered witness accounts and determined that the suspect and residents knew each other.

According to police investigations, the suspect arrived and forced one resident who was leaving back inside the home at gunpoint. Then the suspect and one of the residents exchanged gunfire.

The investigation is ongoing.

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