• Police investigating first homicide in 11 years in city of Morrow

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    CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. - Morrow police are investigating a homicide they said is the first one in the city in 11 years.

    Police said they responded to a report of gunshots in the area of Oxford Townhomes around 3:30 a.m. Sunday.

    It happened near a Walmart, across the highway and railroad tracks, police said.

    Officers found an 18-year-old man dead from a gunshot wound. They said he was pronounced dead at the scene.

    “This is a murder investigation at this point and all available resources for the Detective Division are being utilized,” Morrow Police Chief James Callaway said in a statement.

    There are no suspects at this time, police said.

    Anyone with information is asked to call Morrow police or Atlanta Crime Stoppers. There will be at least a $2,000 reward for information, which police said is likely to increase.

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