Police: Athens man shot in face

ATHENS, Ohio (WTAP) - An Athens man was shot through his kitchen window early Thursday morning.

Officers say 29-year-old Alex Andrews was shot in the face. Initially, police responded to a call at 2 in the morning on Brown Avenue in reference to what the victim's girlfriend described as an explosion.

The victim's mother posted on social media that Andrews was air-lifted to the hospital. She says he had surgery Thursday and is expected to recover.

The investigation is still ongoing. Investigators say this is an isolated incident. That means there's no known threat to the public.

If you have any information, call Detective Filar or Simpson at 740-592-3315. You can also contact Crime Solvers Anonymous at 740-594-3331.



 
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