ATHENS, Ga. (AP) Police are investigating weekend shootings outside an Athens nightclub that killed one man and injured another.
The Athens Banner-Herald reports police believe both victims were innocent bystanders who got hit by gunfire in the parking lot outside Bootleggers nightclub at about 2:40 a.m. Saturday.
Athens-Clarke County police say 22-year-old Derrick Merritt was killed. A second man, 22-year-old Jamaris Antrellis Walter, was taken to a hospital for treatment Saturday but was not listed as a patient Sunday.
Police are seeking help from witnesses with any information about the shootings. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is assisting with the case.