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Homicide Investigation

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May 14, 2019

On 05-11-2019 at approximately 12:47 p.m., Cobb County Police Precinct Two uniform officers were dispatched to 2105 Mesa Valley, Austell, in reference to a person shot. Officers located a 16-year-old male victim suffering from two gunshot wounds. The victim was transported to Cobb Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.

Witnesses stated that the suspect arrived at the location for a physical altercation with the victim and produced a firearm during the confrontation, shooting the victim.

A warrant has been obtained for the 15-year-old suspect but he is not in custody at this time. The investigation continues and is being handled by Cobb County Police Department’s Crimes Against Persons Unit. If you have any information about this incident please contact the Crimes Against Persons Unit at 770-499-3945.