DEKALB COUNTY, Ga — DeKalb police said a 17-year-old was killed and two other people were also shot while attending a candlelight vigil for a recent homicide victim.
Police told Channel 2 Action News the suspect walked up to the victim and shot the 17-year-old during a candlelight vigil for Taneaious McCune, who was shot and killed during a Friday home invasion attempt on Gresham Road.
[DOWNLOAD: Free WSB-TV News app for alerts as news breaks]
DeKalb police said that at 6:18 p.m., officers responded to 2051 Flat Shoals Road in reference to a person shot. When they arrived, they located a 17-year-old dead on the scene.
Police identified the victim Monday as 17-year-old Ian Hagerty.
The address is listed as the Highlands at East Atlanta Apartments.
While investigating this scene, an 11-year-old boy arrived at the Walmart at 2427 Gresham Road with a gunshot wound to his finger. He told police he was at this location when the shooting began. The 11-year-old was taken to an area hospital.
- 12-year-old boy identified as victim killed in shooting near Atlantic Station, mayor says
- Police: Woman dead, man in critical condition after argument leads to shooting
- 2 charged for illegal hunting on private gas line in Carroll County, officials say
Police said another teen, a 16-year-old boy, is at a nearby hospital with a gunshot wound to the hand.
The shooter ran away from the scene, according to police. Detectives are on the scene investigating the situation.
[SIGN UP: WSB-TV Daily Headlines Newsletter]
©2022 Cox Media Group