Teenager shot and killed in Midtown Atlanta, police investigate

Atlanta police are investigating after a teenager was shot and killed in Midtown on Saturday.

According to investigators, around 2:20 p.m. Saturday, officers were called to 95 8TH Street NE. 

On Sunday police identified the victim as 18-year-old Jalanni Pless.

 Jalanni Pless (Photo courtesy Meka Pless)

Witnesses told police they saw a group walking up near Spring Street and Peachtree Place and at some point gunshots were fired.

Pless was then seen running into a garage, witnesses said. 

 Jalanni Pless (Photo courtesy Meka Pless)

Police later found Pless dead in the garage.

Homicide units were also called to the scene to investigate. 

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Authorities detained two people in connection to the incident, but police have not yet said if they are suspects.

An investigation continues.