16-year-old boy shot and killed by 14-year-old after argument in DeKalb County, police say

Police say a teen is dead and another has been arrested after a shooting in a DeKalb County apartment complex.

Police said on Wednesday at 7:32 p.m., officers were called out to the 400 block of Meadowood Drive about a person shot.

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Wednesday night, DeKalb County police originally told Channel 2 Action News that a 14-year-old boy was killed.

Thursday morning, police confirmed that officers arrived at the scene to find a 16-year-old boy who had been shot and killed by a 14-year-old boy.

The teen was taken to the hospital where he later died.

Police have arrested the 14-year-old suspect and said he is being charged with murder.


Investigators said an argument between several teenagers led up to the shooting.

At this time, there is no other information.

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