Police seek man who shot Atlanta teen for using fireworks


ATLANTA (AP) – Police in Atlanta are searching for a man they say shot and wounded a 15-year-old boy for using fireworks on July Fourth.

WAGA-TV reports Atlanta police say the boy was shooting fireworks near a city apartment complex late Thursday when a man approached and asked him to stop. They say the boy refused and the man opened fire, hitting the boy several times. The boy was hospitalized.

His condition was unclear as of Friday morning.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Recent Updates

More 7 Day Forecast

More Political Stories

More Politics

Trending Stories

Don't Miss

Trending Stories