One teen killed, another arrested, in LaGrange skate park shooting

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LaGrange police(Source: WTVM)
Published: Mar. 5, 2023 at 2:03 PM EST
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LaGrange, Ga. (WTVM) - A 16-year-old is dead in LaGrange and a 15-year-old is in custody following a fatal Saturday night shooting.

Police officers responded to South Bend Skate Park on Bull Street around 7:30PM. 16-year-old Nasir Truitt was found on nearby Pierce Street suffering from multiple gun shot wounds. He was taken to Well Star West Medical Center and later pronounced dead.

Investigators believe the shooting occurred following an argument between two groups of people at the skate park.

15-year-old Brandon Harrison Jr. was arrested on Sunday and charged with murder. Harrison also faces four additional counts of aggravated assault from the shooting.

Harrison is being without bond.