16-year-old fatally shot at SE Atlanta apartment complex

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed Tuesday evening at an apartment complex in southeast Atlanta, police said.

Officers were called to The Villages at Carver along Moury Avenue about 9 p.m. after a person was reported shot. They located the victim, who ultimately died at the scene.

According to Channel 2 Action News, he was 16 years old. His name was not released.

Residents of the complex told the news station they heard several rounds of gunfire. Police have not released any further details.

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This is not the first time the apartment complex has been the site of a deadly shooting this year. In June, 17-year-old JaMarquez McCrary and 18-year-old Nyriek Olds were shot and pronounced dead at the scene, authorities said.

In August, a 19-year-old was fatally shot at a home about a mile away from The Villages, according to police. Officers found the teenager wounded when they arrived at the home in the 1300 block of Lakewood Avenue on Aug. 10, but he later died at a hospital, police said.

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