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3 men arrested after killing of 16-year-old in Henry County, police say

Police added that the investigation is still ongoing with additional arrests to be made.

HENRY COUNTY, Ga. — Henry County Police have arrested three men believed to be involved in the shooting and killing of a 16-year-old.

On Tuesday, Dec. 21, police responded to the 3300 block of Hwy 42N in Stockbridge in regards to a body discovered in a vehicle. After investigating, officers determined that the deceased was 16-year-old Azariah Miller. They added that Miller was likely shot during a robbery.

In a February update, investigators said Miller part of a group involved in a gun sale. After the other party purchased the gun, Miller and two other juveniles tried to drive off, a news release reads. Police said as they pulled away, shots were fired, striking Miller. 

As the investigation continued, police obtained information leading to the arrest of one of those believed to be involved in the shooting. Two other individuals believed to be involved in the deadly shooting were arrested and booked into the Clayton County Jail on unrelated charges, authorities said.

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