Tuesday December 5th, 2023 7:32PM

Two suspects arrested after fatal shooting of South Carolina man

By AccessWDUN Staff

Hall County Sheriff's Office investigators have charged two men in connection with Tuesday's shooting of a Greenville, South Carolina man off Atlanta Highway. 

According to authorities, Victor Alejandro Flores, 18, of Gainesville was arrested and charged with felony involuntary manslaughter, tampering with evidence, possession of THC oil,  possession of a handgun during the commission of a crime as well as misdemeanor reckless conduct.  

Investigators also obtained warrants for Anthony Rebollar, 18, of Gainesville, on charges of felony tampering with evidence, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of THC oil.

The case remains under investigation and both men remain in the Hall County Jail without bond.

Original story posted Wednesday at 1:51 p.m.:

The Hall County Sheriff's Office is investigating the fatal Tuesday shooting of a Greenville, South Carolina man off Atlanta Highway.

According to a press release from the agency, deputies responded at about 4:30 p.m. to the 2000 block of Walker Drive near Chicopee Street where they helped bystanders provide first aid to the victim. 

The victim, identified as Junior Gabriel Linares, 18, was lying in the street with a gunshot wound to his chest when first responders arrived. Hall County Fire Rescue transported Linares to Northeast Georgia Medical Center where he died.

Deputies and investigators recovered the weapon, a handgun, and interviewed people who were at the scene at the time of the gunshot.

"Everyone who was present during the incident is accounted for, and there is no danger to the community," the release said. 

No arrests have been made, nor have any criminal charges been filed in the case at this time.

Linares' body was sent to the GBI Crime Lab for autopsy.

The sheriff's office did not release any information about what led to the shooting.

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