Police: Search for teen who shot 31 times into DeKalb County home, injuring 6-year-old
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - Officials are searching for a suspect who they say killed a 6-year-old boy after they shot into of a DeKalb County house Saturday evening.
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Shots rang out at the home in the 3500 block of Sweetgum Lane at around 5:30 p.m. on Saturday.
DeKalb County Police tell FOX 5 some people who lived in the home got into a fight over social media postings with another group. Afterward, a suspect, 17-year-old Meshon Williams, fired 31 shots at the home, police said.
Six-year-old Z’Mari Mitchell was in the living room of the house at the time and was hit by one of the rounds.
Z'Mari was taken to a hospital and is currently in critical condition.
Police are asking anyone who may know anything about the incident or William's whereabouts to contact the DeKalb Police Major Crimes Unit at 770-724-7850.