UPDATE: An arrest has been made after shots were fired into an Athens apartment complex last month.

Officers were called to the Lee Manor Apartments on June 14 where they learned a man had fired numerous gunshots into an apartment.

The Athens Police Department said Wednesday that Joseph Kibodeaux is a suspect in the shooting investigation.

The police chief said a warrant was issued for Kibodeaux's arrest. The chief added that Kibodeaux tried to hide from officers, but they were able to find him.

He was taken to the McMinn Jail where he faces a felony charge and two misdemeanor charges.

His bond is set at $22,000.


PREVIOUS STORY: The Athens Police Department is investigating after gunshots were fired at the Lee Manor Apartments.

Officers were called to the apartments in the 1800 block of Lee Drive on Thursday, June 14. When they arrived, they were told a man had walked up to one of the apartments and had fired numerous gunshots into it, according to a press release.

There were three people inside the apartment at the time, but officers were only able to speak with two of the individuals.

One of the people had already the scene before officers could interview him or her. None of the people in the apartment were injured.

Police say they "have a suspect against whom charges are expected."

If you have any information about this incident, please contact the Athens Police Department Detective Unit at 423-744-2730.