Atlanta police – Halloween prank cost a teenager his life.
The driver of the Mercedes in Atlanta, Ga., shot teenage boy, who made fun of him during the Halloween celebration, reports Associated Press.
The incident occurred on Sunday evening, Oct. 31, According to BT WSBTV, 17-year-old boy threw an egg at a passing Mercedes. Initially the driver drove away. Officials said and returned to the scene with a gun.
“It appears the boy was standing at an intersection when the suspect approached him, produced a handgun, and discharged the weapon at least ten times, striking the victim,” said Maj. Keith Meadows of the Atlanta Police Department.
The young man was wounded in the neck and leg and died on the way to the hospital. The identity of the killed boy are different: according to one source, his nameis Tivarus King (Tivarus King), on the other – Tivarus Irving (Irving). It is reported that he hails from Union City, a town in the suburbs of Atlanta.
Irving’s aunt, Marika Cloud, said she didn’t think Irving was even behind the prank. “He didn’t throw the egg. Someone else threw the egg,” she told Jones. “For years that’s been the biggest prank. When you get too old for candy you throw eggs, and now its guns,” said Cloud.
The Shoter was arrested shortly after the incident – police patrol noticed the gold Mercedes, fit the description of the vehicle of the driver who shot the boy. In the near future he will be presented to the relevant charges. He is described as a black young man about twenty years old.