[UPDATE] Police: Man Shoots, Kills 17-Year-Old Prankster After Egging

By: AP
By: AP

[UPDATE] 11-1 12:30PM --

Atlanta, Georgia (AP) --

Authorities say an enraged driver opened fire on a 17-year-old boy after his Mercedes was egged on Halloween, fatally shooting the prankster in the neck and throat as he attempted to run away.

The teen was struck in a hail of 10 bullets around 8 p.m. Sunday
when the car's driver confronted him, said Atlanta Police
spokeswoman Kim Jones. The victim, identified as Tivarus King, died
en route to Grady Memorial Hospital, according to the Fulton County
Medical Examiner's office.

Jones said officers dispatched to the scene spotted a gold
Mercedes driving by the northwest Atlanta crime scene and detained
the driver. She said the suspect was turned over to homicide
investigators for questioning but has not yet been charged.


Atlanta, Georgia (AP) --

A teenager has been shot to death in Atlanta after a car was egged on Halloween, and police say a man is being questioned about the shooting.

Police spokeswoman Kim Jones says the shooting occurred around 8
p.m. Sunday. She says the victim died en route to Grady Memorial

The Fulton County Medical Examiner's office identified the
victim as 17-year-old Tivarus Irving of Union City.

Atlanta Police Maj. Keith Meadows says investigators don't know
if the victim was responsible for the egging.

Meadows says police had received a call about the egging and
dispatched an officer who was monitoring the area. He says the
shooting took place after the officer was sent elsewhere.

Witnesses say the shooter was driving a gold, four-door Mercedes

Jones says a man driving a car similar to the description
provided by witnesses is being questioned.

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