COWETA COUNTY, Ga. — Channel 2 Action News has confirmed that five people have been arrested in the shooting death of a 14-year-old girl during a home invasion last week.
Haley Adams was killed Feb. 11 at her Coweta County home. She and her mother had only been living in the home off Bethlehem Church Road for a week, according to Coweta County Sheriff Lenn Wood.
Previously, Adams was living with her grandparents in Macon.
Gunmen stormed into the house at 9:27 p.m. and made demands. Wood said they were looking for the man who owned the home. One of those arrested is the homeowner’s stepbrother.
While her mother was being held in the living room, Adams hid in a closet. Then, investigators say, she went for a BB gun and walked to the front door.
The gunmen fired off several shots, one of which hit Adams in the back. She was rushed to Newnan Piedmont Hospital, where she later died.
Channel 2′s Mark Winne confirmed the arrests from Wood, who said that the suspects are members of the all-white “Ghostface Gangsters” gang.
The sheriff said in a news conference Friday that his office had heard rumblings that the gang had made its way into Coweta County but said this was their first case involving the gang.
William “Billy” Tyree, Kyle Conley, Justin Ramsey, Spencer Wix and Aubrie Brown have all been charged with the murder of Adams, and may face additional charges.
Ramsey and Brown were arrested in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
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