Another Young Man Found Dead In Georgia

Police in Lawrenceville, Georgia, say a teen was found  shot to death. The report alleges the teenager, said to be 16, was found in the backyard of a Lawrenceville home. Further, police speculate the death could be related to a missing person case.

As reported by FOX 5 Atlanta, the Gwinnett County Police Department says officers were following up on a missing person case in the area of Paden Mill Trail when they found a 16-year-old boy dead.” See embedded two-minute video, which informed that the police were investigating the death as a homicide. Described only as a “Hispanic male,” the teenager has not yet been identified.

As reported, neighbors say they heard gunshots the night before. Neighbors also said no one lives in the home where the teen’s body was found.  Officers arrived at the scene and discovered the body of the young man.  Cpl. Ryan Winderweedle, Gwinnett County Police spokesperson, disclosed that it was “unclear if the boy was shot at the home or if his body was dumped.”

Cpl. Ryan Winderweedle added: “Detectives were knocking on doors and speaking to other individuals that were outside but (it was) unclear if anybody witnessed the actual shooting.” As of the time of the Fox 5 report, the crime scene was still “being processed and homicide detectives were still interviewing witnesses and following up on leads.”

D & B Staff

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