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Police ID 17-year-old fatally shot at candlelight vigil, 2 children in hospital, DeKalb Police say

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DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — A 17-year-old is dead, and two children are wounded after a shooting at a candlelight vigil for a shooting victim in DeKalb County, police said.

Police identified a suspect in the case on Friday. Kendell Torrence, who is 23-year-old is charged with murder.

Officers responded to 2051 Flat Shoals Road just after 6:15 p.m. in response to a person shot. After they arrived, they located a 17-year-old boy who had died from an apparent gunshot wound. 

On Monday, officers identified the deceased teen as Ian Hagerty.

Additionally, a 16-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital with a gunshot wound to his hand and an 11-year-old boy was taken to the hospital after being shot in the finger, police said.

Police said that the candlelight vigil was being held for 18-year-old Taneaious McCune, who was killed on Friday night near Gresham Park in an attempted home invasion.

The suspect shot the 17-year-old boy before he ran away, police said. Homicide detectives are currently on the scene and police said this is still an active investigation.

This is a developing story. Check back often for new information.

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