SUWANEE, Ga. — A Georgia teenager faces charges including murder in the fatal shooting of another teenager on Thanksgiving.
Forsyth County sheriff’s Deputy Doug Rainwater said Friday in an emailed statement that someone called 911 just before 8 p.m. Thursday reporting a person shot.
Responding deputies found 18-year-old DreLandon Brown inside a home suffering from a gunshot wound. Brown was taken to a hospital, where he died from his injuries.
People in the home told deputies the suspect fled, taking a 2-week-old baby with him. The baby’s mother lives at the home and the suspect is reportedly the infant’s father.
Deputies quickly found and arrested the suspect and recovered the baby. Authorities say the suspect, a juvenile, is charged as an adult with murder and two counts of aggravated assault.