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Cobb boy dies after being shot in face in local neighborhood


Cobb County Police have identified a 15-year-old who was shot to death inside a house last week. 

Police say teenager Charles Brown was inside a basement at a Cobb County house, about a mile from his home Sunday, when he was struck by gunfire. 

According to a police incident report, the teenager was rushed from the residential neighborhood to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital after being shot in the face. The teen died several hours later.

A ‘trouble unknown’ callaround 11:35 a.m. brought Cobb police to a home in the 3500 block of Quiet Creek Court – north of the East-West Connector, near Hurt Road Park. 

Arriving officers learned that Brown had been shot inside the home, however additional details in the case are limited, and no motive was provided by authorities. 

It is unknown as to Brown’s relationship to anyone in the Quiet Creek Court home. Police are asking anyone with more information on the case to contact them at 770-499-4111. 

Brown is one of two metro Atlanta teenagers killed since school ended last week. Benjamin E. Mays High School student, Bre’Asia Powell, age 16, was fatally shot at a large gathering outside her school.


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