DeKalb County teen shot in her bedroom, dies

- DeKalb Police said a 17-year-old man has turned himself into police, and are interviewing him to find a motive for the shooting death of a 16-year-old in her DeKalb County bedroom Monday night.

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Police said Carl Moore turned himself in to DeKalb County Police Tuesday afternoon at police headquarters.

Moore is charged with malice murder in the death of 16-year-old Jewell Jefferson.

Police said they believed only Moore was involved in the shooting death.

The incident happened in the 5200 block of Great Meadows Road around 7 p.m. DeKalb County Police said Jefferson was rushed to the hospital after being found shot in her bed. She later died.

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