Teenager shot in chest, killed in Edgewood neighborhood of Atlanta

Shooting at Edgewood apartment complex

ATLANTA -- Police confirm that a teenager is dead after a shooting in northeast Atlanta, Thursday evening.

The shooting happened in the 1500 block of Hardee Street at Edgewood Court Apartments - a complex in the Edgewood neighborhood of Atlanta.

Details are still very limited, but an Atlanta police spokesperson did confirm that the victim died after being shot several times on a nearby playground. Police have since rescinded the announcement of an arrest and said they are still looking for a suspect. The motive and victim's name have not been released.

Check back for updates as they become available.

 

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