The Carroll County Sheriff's Office said it is assisting the Mount Zion Police Department in an investigation into the death of 17-year-old Candace Chrzan.
Investigators said they responded to the scene on Bowdon Junction Road at approximately 8 p.m. on Tuesday. Officials said preliminary details of the investigation indicated Chrzan was shot and killed while with friends in the backyard of a home.
Officials said the investigation remains active and all parties involved are cooperating.
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Investigators are working with the District Attorney's Office and no other details will be released, pending the outcome of the investigation.
A spokesperson for Carroll County Sheriff's Office asked to respect the privacy of the victim's family and remember her classmates at Mount Zion High School.
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