“Double Shooting Leaves One Dead in Madison County; Suspect Identified and Dead”

By | July 15, 2023



Authorities in Madison County, Georgia, are investigating a double shooting that occurred on Friday morning, resulting in one fatality. The incident took place at a residence on Garnett Ward Road in Hull, which is located approximately 15 minutes away from Athens.

According to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office, one person was killed in the shooting, while another sustained non-life-threatening injuries. The suspect, identified as 40-year-old William Epps, was the subject of a search. However, an update from the sheriff’s office stated that Epps has been located and is deceased. The circumstances surrounding Epps’ death have not been disclosed, as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation is still conducting its investigation.

The sheriff’s office expressed condolences to the families affected by the tragedy and urged the public to keep them in their thoughts and prayers. 11Alive News has reached out to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation for further information regarding the incident.

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