CONYERS, Ga. — Police say an 18-year-old man was killed in an accidental shooting near the Georgia International Horse Park Wednesday.
Marcus Shaffer, of Conyers, was found dead on July 6 at around 5:14 p.m.
Another 18-year-old called 911 and said they were on a trail off of Centennial Olympic Parkway when the gun went off.
Police did not say who fired the shot nor have they identified the witness.
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Police said they are not searching for any additional persons of interest and that the witness is cooperating. A single weapon, described as a semi-automatic shotgun, was located at the scene.
Police said they believe that Shaffer’s death was the result of an accident. No one has been charged with a crime. Police are still working to determine how the gun went off.
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