15-year-old killed in Union City shooting

15-year-old girl killed in Union City shooting

UNION CITY, Ga., -- A 15-year-old girl is dead following a shooting Sunday night.

Amira Cameron was discovered by Union City Police, who were responding to a call of a person shot at the Oakley Shoals Apartment Complex. She was pronounced dead at the scene due to a gunshot wound.

"She was my angel," Horace Cameron, Amira's father said to 11Alive's Duffie Dixon. "I'm just really grieving right now. I don't know understand how this happened...she was so young."

Police said Cameron was with a group of friends in front of the apartment complex when someone arrived and shots were fired. Detectives have not said whether Amira was a target or an innocent bystander. 

Investigators returned to the scene on Monday to collect evidence.

Amira Cameron attended Langston Hughes High School in Fairburn. School counselors were available for students on Monday.









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