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17-year-old killed in Mechanicsville neighborhood

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Credit: WXIA

ATLANTA — Authorities are investigating after a teen was shot and killed in Atlanta's Mechanicsville neighborhood Thursday night. 

Atlanta Police said officers responded to 540 Humphries St SW around 9:49 p.m. When officers arrived, they found 17-year-old Drevion Matthews, who had been shot. 

Atlanta Fire Rescue and Grady EMTs arrived for medical treatment and to take him to the hospital. Despite life-saving efforts, APD said the teen died. 

Homicide detectives are working to determine the circumstances surrounding the shooting. 

Credit: WXIA

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