Atlanta

17-year-old boy shot, killed during fight at City of Atlanta pool, police say

ATLANTA — Police said a 17-year-old boy was shot and killed during a fight at a city pool on Saturday.

Police said they were called out to reports of a person shot at Anderson Pool on Anderson Ave. around 6:40 p.m.

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The victim was rushed to the hospital, where he died. He has since been identified as Jakari Dillard, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

An investigation revealed that the victim had been involved in an argument with another man that escalated into gunfire.

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The shooter has not been identified.

The Anderson Park pool is one of City of Atlanta’s 12 outdoor public pools.

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On Sunday, the city abruptly announced that all city pools are closing immediately for an “operational assessment.”