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UPDATE: Seven People Injured in Downtown Athens Shooting

Athens-Clarke County police are looking for a man they said shot seven people during a fight in downtown Athens early Sunday morning.

A large fight broke out near the intersection of East Clayton and North Jackson streets at about 2 a.m. During the fight, a man fired a gun into the crowd, injuring seven people, according to police. All seven were taken to the hospital and treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

Detectives identified the shooter as Pharoah Devonell Williams, 21, and warrants were issued for his arrest. Williams should be considered armed and dangerous, police said.

UPDATE: Police said Monday that Williams had turned himself in at the Wilkes County jail.

Athens-Clarke County Police Department Pharoah Williams

Crime Stoppers is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to Williams’ arrest. Tips can be made by calling 911, the Crime Stoppers tip line at 706-705-4775 or Detective Scott Black at 706-400-7048 or by emailing