Teen shot, killed inside SE Atlanta home

Atlanta police are investigating after a teen was shot and killed inside a home in Lakewood Heights. Investigators believe he accidentally shot himself.

ATLANTA - Atlanta Police is investigating a shooting that left a teenager dead.
 
The incident happened on the 1800 block of Charleston Avenue SE around 10:15 Sunday night. Police said a preliminary investigation shows a 17-year-old boy fatally shot himself in the stomach. He was rushed to Grady Memorial hospital where he died.  Police interview other people who were inside the home during the shooting. 
 
Police did not say who owned the gun. An autopsy is pending to determine the final cause of death.
 
 

 

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