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Published on June 16, 2024
Second Suspect Arrested in Connection with Fatal Memorial Day Shooting in AthensSource: Google Street View

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department has announced a second arrest linked to the May 27th shooting that claimed the life of 20-year-old Cameron Manago in Athens, as reported by FOX 5 Atlanta. Janiya Moore, 18, was taken into custody by the Jackson County Sheriff's Department and is facing charges for felony murder and tampering with evidence; this development comes after the initial arrest of Zyquavious Thomas, who despite being 16 years old at the time, was charged as an adult with felony murder, attempted armed robbery, and aggravated assault.

Manago was fatally shot around 10:25 p.m. on Memorial Day at the Rolling Ridge Apartments, and although he was quickly transported to a local hospital, he succumbed to his wounds and was pronounced deceased, and the investigation by the Athens-Clarke County Police Department into this tragic incident has been ongoing with detectives urging the public to come forward with any potentially useful information, according to a release obtained by 11Alive.

Moore's arrest is a significant step in the investigation and justice process for Manago's untimely death; anyone with details that might contribute to the ongoing investigation is encouraged to reach out to Detective Lister at the Athens-Clarke County Police Department. Tips can be provided via phone at 762-400-7333 or through email at [email protected], efforts that authorities hope will aid in piecing together the circumstances leading up to the fatal shooting.