UPDATE: 4 teens charged in murder of 14-year-old in Thomson
Thomson, Ga - Update 11/27: According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, two teenagers have been arrested and charged in connection to the death of Jonathan Johnson. 15-year-old Rashawn Coleman and 14-year-old Radarius Coleman are charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, and gang charges. They are both being held at the Thomasville Youth Detention Center. Johnson and Coleman join two more teens who were arrested and charged in relation to this case. 18-year-old Dequadrez Walker and 15-year-old Camerin McNair were arrested and charged with aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and gang charges.
Update: McDuffie County Coroner's Office says the victim is Jonathan Johnson of Thomson. Johnson was 14 years old, not 13 as the Georgia Bureau of Investigation previously stated.
The case is still under investigation.
Update: A 13-year-old has died after being shot in the head in Thomson.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation confirms the teenager died Saturday morning. The case is now being investigated as a homicide.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is working a shooting that left a 13-year-old in the ICU Tuesday night.
According to the GBI, law enforcement received a call about a shooting on Anderson Avenue around 6:30 PM. Officials learned a 13-year-old boy had been shot at least once. At last check (as of 4:45 PM Wednesday,) the teen was in the intensive care unit alive but unresponsive.
According to the GBI, the victim and other minors were on Anderson avenue when several men came up and started shooting at the home. One bullet hit the victim.
FOX54 will let you know as soon as any suspects are identified.
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to contact the Thomson Police Department at 706-595-2166 or the GBI office in Thomson at 706-595-2575. Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling 1-800-597-8477.
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