Police: suspect confesses to Athens shooting

ATHENS, Tennessee (WDEF) – Police say a suspect has confessed to a shooting in Athens on Monday.

It happened at a home on the West end of College Street.

The victim was flown to a trauma center where he underwent emergency surgery.

Detectives say Jimal Abdoola Linder confessed to the shooting and they recovered the weapon.

He faces charges of Aggravated Robbery, Assault and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.