13-year-old boy shot, killed in parking lot of southwest Atlanta skating rink identified

ATLANTA, Ga. — According to police, a 13-year-old boy was shot and killed Saturday night in the parking lot of a southwest Atlanta skating rink.

Around 11:24 p.m., officers responded to the parking lot for Cascade Family Skating, located near 3351 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive SW in reference to a shooting.

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Officers told Channel 2 Action News when they arrived they located the victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds.

The victim, identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiners Office as 13-year-old Deshon DuBose was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.


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

Information on a suspect has not been released at this time.

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