15 Year-Olds Charged for Shooting Security Guard in Atlanta

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On Monday, a security guard, a man in his 40s, was in critical but stable condition. At about 8:30 p.m., Sunday, the guard was shot in the torso at the Lenox Square Mall, police said.

A boy and girl,15, were apprehended for allegedly shooting the guard while attempting to get inside the Apple store. It was closed, and they did not gain access.

According to police, afterwards, the teens tried to hide their clothing and threw away some items while taking off. Within 10 minutes of given a description, police said they located the teenagers outside, and they retrieved a gun.

The teens were detained and charged with criminal attempt to commit murder, armed robbery, aggravated assault, and tampering with evidence. They have also added possession of a firearm by a person under 18. Possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony has been included, too.

The investigation is underway.



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