DeKalb County

Teen fatally shot while walking near DeKalb gas station, another injured, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — Police told Channel 2 Action News that two teens were shot and one was killed in Stone Mountain on Thursday evening.

The shooting happened around 7 p.m. near the 300 block of South Stone Mountain Lithonia Road, police say.

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Investigators believe 17-year-old Jeremiah Eubanks, was walking toward the Shell gas station when shots were fired from a car driving by. Eubanks died on the scene.

Authorities also said that another teen, identified as 19-year-old Kelson Cody, was taken to the hospital with a gunshot wound. It is unclear how he was involved in the shooting.


No details about the car or a possible suspect have been released.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact the DeKalb County police.

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