12-year-old faces murder, additional charges

by Robin Kemp

UPDATE 12/10: ADDS charges against 12-year-old

Clayton County Police say an 11-year-old is dead after a shooting in Riverdale. A 12-year-old has been charged.

CCPD says the 11-year-old died at the scene. The 12-year-old is charged with murder, aggravated assault, tampering with evidence, possession of a firearm during commission of a crime, possession of a firearm under age 18, and first-degree cruelty to children.

Westbury Road in Riverdale is the scene of a fatal shooting, CCPD says.

Officers responded to the shooting on Westbury Road around 5:30 p.m. The street is in a subdivision off Roy Huie Road between Southern Regional Medical Center and Riverdale Elementary.

Further details have not been released as the investigation is ongoing as of press time.

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