A man is in custody for burglary and shooting at a car wash in Athens

ATHENS, Ala (WAF) – The Athens Police Department responded Tuesday at 3:49 p.m. to a robbery reported at a Wash N Shine car wash at 1214 US 31 South.

Car wash employees reported that a man demanded money while showing a gun. The man then fired a single shot into the ground and left the area.

Officers responded to the scene and began searching for the suspect, who was later identified as Cameron Turner. Shortly thereafter, Turner was taken into custody on McClellan Street, eight minutes away.

Investigation is underway. This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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