A teenager was shot to death at a gas station in southwest Atlanta on Tuesday evening, police said.
Officers responded to the BP station at 516 Lee Street SW in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood just before 6:30 p.m., Atlanta police said in statement. At the scene, they found a 15-year-old with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Paramedics arrived and pronounced 15-year-old Jahvarious Colvin dead at the scene, authorities said. Homicide investigators are working to determine the circumstances around the shooting.
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Henri Hollis is a reporter for the breaking news team. Formerly a freelance writer and photographer working with the food and dining section, he began covering breaking news full-time in January 2021. He is a lifelong Atlantan and a graduate of Georgia Tech.