Demetrius Pope Death – Man shot dead on Martin Circle

Demetrius Pope Death – Obituary: A homicide investigation is ongoing in Athens-Clarke County after 21-year-old Demetrius Pope was found dead on Martin Circle after a drive-by shooting, according to authorities.

The Athens-Clarke County Police Department responded to the 200 block of Martin Circle at about 10:45 p.m. Nov.1st, 2021. Arrival officials located Pope suffering from a gunshot wound. The Athens, GA, resident was transported to a local hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

This is an active investigation. No suspect information was immediately given.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lieutenant Norris at (762) 400-7165 or via email at