Marietta High School student, 17, shot several times, killed

A Marietta High School student was shot several times and killed early in the morning on the Fourth of July, authorities and school district officials confirmed.

Jalante Brown, 17, was found with multiple gunshot wounds at his house in the 1300 block of Penny Lane about 1:15 a.m., Cobb County police said in a news release. The teenager died at the scene.

No information has been released about the suspect. It’s unclear what led up to the deadly shooting.

In an emailed statement, Superintendent Grant Rivera said, “On behalf of the Marietta City Schools staff, I express our sincere condolences to the family of Jalante.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Cobb police at 770-499-3945.

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