Authorities said on Friday that a 17-year-old boy was arrested and charged with unintentional homicide in the shooting death of a high school student in Georgia.
The arrest came after 17-year-old Candace Chrzan was fatally hit in the backyard of a house in Mount Zion, about 55 miles from Atlanta, on Tuesday night.
A spokeswoman for the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said that four people shot bottles at home when Chrzan was hit once. Spokesperson Ashley Hulsey said she died at the scene.
Another teenager was also arrested. At that time, representatives were told to threaten Chrzan’s death through Snapchat threats, thereby harming the 1
The sheriff’s office said it will provide more details at a press conference on Friday afternoon.
According to family and friends, Crzan is preparing to graduate from Mount Zion High School in a few weeks and has already picked up a hat and gown.
Family friend Tiffany Cantrell (Tiffany Cantrell) told NBC subsidiary WXIA-TV: “No family at this age does not have to bury a child.” “As you can imagine, this is what all of us have experienced. One of the hardest things ever.”
According to reports, Chrzan was raised by her grandparents. Cantrell said that Cherzan’s grandfather “will not relax if he wants to get justice for Candice.”
“We don’t believe that guns will kill people. We believe that people will kill people, and whether there is a foul in this case, guns end up in the hands of minors who shouldn’t have the weapon.” Cantre You continue. “Someone there must take responsibility and responsibility for this.”
Autum Parker, who worked with Chrzan of Dairy Queen, remembers her as “the sweetest person.”
She said: “She will surprise you with everything.” “Her chuckle! This is a chuckle. Anytime you hear a chuckle, it’s like Candace now!”
The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office said it is cooperating with the Mount Zion Police Department and the District Attorney’s Office. There were no allegations in the shooting.