Douglas County

2 teens dead, 6 injured in shooting at ‘Sweet 16′ party in Douglas County

DOUGLAS COUNTY, Ga. — Douglas County Sheriff officials are investigating a shooting that left two dead and several injured at a house party Saturday night.

Officials told Channel 2 Action News that the shooting occurred at a home on Talkeetna Road in Douglasville around 11 p.m.

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Parents wrote to Channel 2 Action News that someone opened fire on the party, killing two teens and injuring six others.

Deputies have yet to confirm the details of what led to the shooting.


“My child is traumatized. Her friends are Traumatized. I am traumatized,” a parent of one of the partygoers wrote on Facebook.

The identities of the victims have not been released.

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Anyone with information about the shooting is urged to contact Investigator Merlene Jean at 770-920-4916.


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