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1 teen dead, 2 injured after LaGrange shooting, police say

Police said the shooting started from a fight between two groups.

LAGRANGE, Ga. — A 16-year-old is dead and two others are recovering after a shooting in LaGrange Friday night.

LaGrange Police said all three victims were hanging out at a restaurant - Mason's World - when two different groups got into a fight.

The 16-year-old victim, Laquan Dewberry, was shot in the upper torso and was found at a nearby car wash where he later died.

The two other victims were a 17-year-old girl and another 16-year-old boy, according to police. Both of them were transported to the hospital and were released.

On Dec. 23, LaGrange Police said Ah'Traveon Van'Quavious Stephens was arrested by Atlanta Police at Hartsfield-Jackson Airport in connection to the Dewberry's shooting death. He faces one count of felony murder and one count of aggravated assault, the police department said.

Stephens is currently being held at the Troup County Police, as police said their investigation remains ongoing. 

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