DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - A teenager was killed in a triple shooting in DeKalb County early Tuesday morning.
DeKalb County Police said someone fired a gun at a home in the 3800 block of Redan Road, just north of Covington Highway around 9:30 p.m. Monday.
One of the victims was 16-year-old Christopher Moore. Family members said Moore was rushed into emergency surgery, but died on the operating table.
His family said the rising Towers High junior was playing video games in the front room of the house when the violence erupted.
Ken Bramblett lives next door and heard the shots.
"Gunfire, about 12, 13, 14 shots," Bramlett recalled.
Bramlett knew Moore and was shocked by the unexpected death.
"He's the one that cut my grass about 2 months ago,” said Bramlett. “Ah man, he was a good kid."
DeKalb County Police said the shooting was drug related, but investigators are trying to determine if Moore was an innocent bystander.
Family and friends of the Towers High student said the shooting was senseless.
"He was a great young man, very respectful young man also. He knew Ms. Margaret. Knew him since he was a little boy, I just talked to him last Saturday. I said when you graduate, I am going to do it big for you little Chris," former neighbor Margaret Dubignon said with tears in her eyes.
Family members said Moore was rushed into emergency surgery, but died on the operating table.
Detectives are actively working the case, but have made no arrests.
Police said the other two victims are men. Their injuries are described as minor. One was grazed in the arm, the other in the leg. Both have already been released from the hospital.
Police do not have a motive for the crime or a good description anyone responsible. Investigators said they are not getting much help from the victims, who said they did not see anything nor do they have any idea why someone would want to shoot them.