16-year-old killed, 14-year-old arrested for murder after fight in DeKalb County

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested for the deadly shooting of a 16-year-old during an argument at a DeKalb County apartment complex on Wednesday evening, police say.

It happened just after 7:30 p.m. in the 400 block of Meadowood Drive off Fairington Parkway. DeKalb County Police say officers arrived at The Quarry Apartment Homes to find a teenage boy suffering from a life-threatening gunshot wound.

He was rushed to an area hospital where he died.

Investigators say the shooting was sparked during an argument among several children.

Police spent Wednesday evening combing over the area for evidence, speaking to witnesses, and checking for any surveillance video.

The 14-year-old boy was arrested and charged with murder.

The names of the teens have not been released.