Teenager shot, killed late Saturday night in Atlanta's Peoplestown neighborhood

A 16-year-old male was shot late Saturday night, Feb. 10, in the 900 block of Linman Avenue SE near Haygood Avenue in the Peoplestown neighborhood.

According to Atlanta police, he was transported to a local hospital for treatment, but died because of his injuries. Homicide detectives were called in to investigate.

At approximately 9:29 a.m. Sunday, police returned to the scene of the crime in reference to a person of interest in the shooting death.

They placed a male under arrested and transported him to Public Safety Headquarters at the request of the Homicide Unit. 

The teen has not been identified at this time by police. 

Police did not provide any information about a possible motive,

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