Police Identify Teenager Fatally Shot at House Party

Posted at 2:11 PM, Jul 17, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-17 10:13:22-04

SNELLVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Police have identified the teenager who was fatally shot while attending a house party in suburban Atlanta.

Gwinnett County police spokesman Cpl. Deon Washington said Sunday that 17-year-old Jahlah Branch of Lithonia was found with a gunshot wound to the head early Saturday.

Washington says multiple shots were fired during a dispute between several people at the party. About 100 people attended the party.

Washington says the suspect and others fled the scene.

Police say they have no definitive description of the shooter at this time.

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7/17/2016 11:26:32 AM (GMT -4:00)