List of Georgia juveniles, teens killed or injured in 2023 by guns

The following is a list of fatal and non-fatal shootings involving juveniles and teenagers (ages 19 and under) in the state of Georgia for the year of 2023.



Dec. 9: 19-year-old Aden Stone killed in Sandy Springs. Two people arrested. 


Nov. 25: 16-year-old killed in Milledgeville
4 people arrested in connection to teenager's death. 

Nov. 6: 19-year-old Tavares Boyd killed in SW Atlanta apartment complex. 


Oct. 28: 15-year-old male killed in Griffin
Shot and killed at Ava Park apartments on West College Street. No arrests. 

Oct. 15: 17-year-old unidentified Sade Nrppls killed 
Shot multiple times in the 500 block of Lynnhaven Drive SW near Emma Millican Park

Oct. 4: 16-year-old Jaylan Rodgers. Killed on Meadowood Drive. 14-year-old arrested for murder. 


Sept. 30: 15-year-old unidentified male 
Shot near intersection of South 5th Street and East Poplar Street after a high school football game in Griffin. 17-year-old Kaomarion Kendricks identified as suspect.

Sept. 30: 14-year-old unidentified individual
Shot on Rock Chapel Road. Police have several persons of interest. 

Sept. 23: 17-year-old Derrion Johnson 
One of 3 people shot in targeted shooting near West End Mall in Atlanta. A 38-year-old man and a 20-year-old man also killed.

Sept. 19: 18-year-old Junior Gabriel Linares 
Shot to death in the street in Gainesville. Victor Alejadro Flores and Anthony Rebollar, both 18, were arrested. 

Sept. 17: 19-year-old Michael Paul Maddox II 
Dropped off with gunshot wounds at hospital in Lawrenceville.

Sept. 14: 18-year-old Antwain Crawford
Shot to death in Valdosta. 19-year-old Jeremiah Pritchett-Rudolph arrested for shooting. 

Sept. 5: 1-year-old Royalty Clark 
Clark reportedly shot himself. Conrad Carrington Clark was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter.

Sept. 4: 7-year-old Zayre Jerome Daugherty
Shot inside car at a DeKalb County gas station. Two children in car at the time. Father Dante Daughterty arrested for 2nd degree murder. 

Sept. 4: 19-year-old Erika Aaliya Stephens killed at Decatur gas staton. 19-year-old also injured.

Sept. 2: 17-year-old Stephon Ford 
Shot to death by Clayton County Police Department during chase. Killed a police K-9 before death.

Sept. 5: 1-year-old Royal Clark of Marietta accidentally shoots himself.


Aug. 30: 6-month-old Charles Watson Jr. 
Baby shot to death in "targeted shooting." At least two shooters.

Aug. 27: 14-year-old Gabrielle Griffin 
Shot to death in Valdosta home. Several teens present. 18-year-old Jayden McCutchin arrested for 2nd degree murder.

Aug. 37: 16-year-old Rosario Montes 
Found shot to death with his 23-year-old sister on the side of interstate in Gwinnett County.

Aug. 21: 19-year-old Waffle House employee Bernard Williams 
Shot to death outside of Waffle House. 18-year-old Walter Hopson and 17-year-old Tyjere Bey-Robinson arrested.

Aug. 12: 18-year-old Luis Salgado 
Shot multiple times in southwest Atlanta parking lot

Aug. 11: 18-year-old unidentified male
An 18-year-old Hispanic male killed in parking lot near nightclub in Castleberry Hill neighborhood. 

Aug. 6: 15-year-old Tayshawn Omari Dean shot to death at Acworth apartment complex. 

Aug. 2: 17-year-old Paul Statham Jr.
Killed after reportedly shooting 31-year-old Tyrenski Odom in Hall County. 


July 23: 18-year-old Andres David Buitrago Castillo
Shot to death at apartment complex in Gwinnett County.  Authorities say they arrested 16-year-old Salvador Ruiz-Gonzalez and 15-year-old Andy Antonio-Herrera in connection with the shooting.

July 17: 19-year-old Khaliyah Jones 
Jones from Fayetteville was reportedly kidnapped and killed by her ex-boyfriend, 20-year-old Cameron Ja'Michael Hopkins on Albany 

July 15: Unidentified 16-year-old male 
An unidentified 16-year-old male, working at an IHOP in DeKalb County, was reportedly shot by another 16-year-old male. 


June 29: 16-year-old unidentified teen
Autistic teen killed in Lovejoy Park in Clayton County. Mother believes teen lured out of house. 

June 24: 18-year-old Katherine Maline Castillo-Martinez
Shot and killed at mobile home in Paulding County. 

June 23: 18-year-old Dallas Johnson
Shot and killed in church parking lot in Spalding County. 

June 20: 15-year-old Mario Favors killed in triple shooting in SW Atlanta. 

June 19: 18-year-old Quentyn Burgess and 19-year-old Kobe McCrary
Burgess was shot and killed during murder anniversary vigil and McCrary was shot in the elbow. 

June 15: 19-year-old Brian Arnold-Causey
Shot in Lenor Park in Gwinnett County, dropped off at Atlanta fire station. 

June 3: 9-year-old King Javier Black 
Shot while visiting friends at home on East Washington Avenue in East Point. 


May 31: 17-year-old Brian Brown
Killed in Powder Springs on Martin Street. Four males between ages 17 and 21 arrested after shooting. 

May 29: 19-year-old Ja'quavious Lackey
Killed in Covington during a "domestic incident." 

May 28: 15-year-old unidentified boy
Shot in face in Cobb County on Quiet Creek Court

May 27: 16-year-old Bre-Asia Powell killed and 16-year-old boy injured
Killed outside Benjamin E Mays High School during an unofficial graduation party. 18-year-old Jaquan Withers and 19-year-old Willie Dennis have been arrested.

May 27: 17-year-old Monatvious Gunn 
Killed in LaGrange. A 16-year-old was arrested and charged with involuntary manslaughter. 

May 22: 18-year-old Dominic McKibbins
Killed outside recording studio on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway. Another teenager also badly injured. 

May 20: 17-year-old Devon Mitchell
Shot in the 100 block of Ollie St. NW on May 11. Died in hospital on May 20.  

May 16: 19-year-old Caleb Demond Thomas
Killed in Bartow County. Two teenagers, ages 19 and 15, arrested for his death.

May 17: 19-year-old Aidn Shaw
Killed in home invasion in Acworth. An 18-year-old and 20-year-old are believed to be responsible.


April 30: 16-year-old Jaylan Majo
Killed on East Point MARTA platform. 15-year-old and 18-year-old arrested for his murder. 

April 28: 17-year-old Tayshawn Fotson
Shot and killed in 3500 block of Panthersville Road 

April 20: 19-year-old Jalen Curtis
Killed at Flipper Temple Apartments on Abner Terrace 

April 17: 2-year-old Ayden King
Shot himself in face in apartment at Phoenix Landing Apartments on Whitesville Street

April 13: 19-year-old Calvin Anton McDowell
Killed in SW Atlanta home on Woodland Avenue 

April 7: 18-year-old Jeremiah McCrae
Killed in Newnan. Was defending girlfriend from her brother. 

April 2: 2-year-old Ayden Demetrias King of LaGrange shoots self with gun. 


March 31: 18-year-old Jada Brown
Killed in parking lot in Valdosta

March 20: 17-year-old Joy Gray
Killed by brother, along with parents, in Rockdale County

March 14: 16-year-old teenager
Killed outside home on Pleasant Forest Drive in DeKalb County along with 22-year-old. Neither identified.

March 14: 11-year-old Asijah Love Jones
Killed by bullet fired into home in Spalding County.

March 4: 15-year-old Samuel Moon and 14-year-old Ajanaye Hill
Killed outside Sweet 16 birthday party in Douglasville. 18-year-old Timothy Lamar Coleman Jr. and 17-year-old twins, Chase Terrence McDowell and Chance Terrell McDowell, arrested.

March 4: 16-year-old Nasir Truitt
Killed at LaGrange skate park. 15-year-old arrested for the shooting.

March 1: 2-year-old Jaylea Hutchinson
Killed in Habersham County by pellet gun 

March 1: 16-year-old Jose Daniel Martinez
Found shot to death in Gwinnett County abandoned home. A 20-year-old was arrested for his death. 


Feb. 21: 15-year-old Madisson Gesswein
Shot to death in bed in Peachtree City. Three 18-year-olds identified as Justus Smith, Jacobean Brown and Yeshua Mathis were arrested.

Feb. 14: 13-year-old Jaeden Travis 
Shot in street near his home on Windward Lane in Norcross. 

Feb. 4: 15-year-old Quendarrious Woodyard
Shot and killed at a popular convenience store in LaGrange. 

Feb. 2: 18-year-old Syee Devon Havior
Shot during home invasion in Baldwin County. At least one juvenile arrested in connection to shooting. 

Feb. 1: 15-year-old Lloyd Foster
Killed in NW Atlanta. 19-year-old also injured. 


Jan. 20: 19-year-old Joshua Wick
Shot multiple times in Athens

Jan. 21: 13-year-old Deshon DuBose
Killed outside Cascade Family Skating

Jan. 10: 18-year-old Akhir Muhammad
Killed outside DeKalb County gas station. 18-year-old arrested for shooting. 

Jan. 3: 18-year-old Quinton Morris 
Killed in Clayton County. 17-year-old arrested for shooting. 

Jan. 1: 19-year-old Jayce Pirtle
Killed in DeKalb County