CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. — A 24-year-old man was shot and killed Friday night in Clayton County during a gathering with family and friends, police said.
About 11:15 p.m., officers responded to a report of a shooting in the 1600 block of Bogota Way in Jonesboro, police spokeswoman Sgt. Ashanti Marbury said.
Officers found Demarcus Myers, who had been shot at least once, unresponsive underneath a carport, Marbury said. Police performed CPR on Myers until emergency crews arrived to treat the victim.
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Myers was was taken to a local hospital, where he died, Marbury said.
“The preliminary investigation revealed that the shooting occurred as Myers was participating in an outdoor gathering with family and friends,” Marbury said in a news release.
Detectives interviewed several witnesses and searched the location. No further details were available.
This is 24 yo Demarcus Myers.Clayton Co police are trying to figure out who shot,killed him during a family gathering late Fri.night @wsbtv pic.twitter.com/NU1YpGl1Az— Nicole Carr (@NicoleCarrWSB) November 26, 2016
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