Teen shot dead after confronting men about sister’s stolen bike

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FULTON COUNTY, Ga. — A teenager in Georgia was shot and killed Monday afternoon when he confronted two men about his little sister’s stolen bike at shopping center, WSB reports.

According to WSB, the shooting happened at a shopping center in Fulton County, Ga., just after 2 p.m.

Witnesses told WSB that they heard three shots then saw the teen boy, who police identified as 18-year-old Michael Fuqua, on the ground.

Fuqua’s family told WSB that the teen confronted two men who were selling phones and water near a bus stop about his little sister’s bike that had been stolen the day before. Fuqua had been using  the bike to get to job interviews.

“During the disagreement, another subject that was sitting at the table shot into the air and also shot at the victim,” Lt. Charles Hampton told WSB.

The 18-year-old later died at the hospital, WSB reports.

“I’m pissed. That’s messed up. How are you gonna get mad and try to kill somebody over something that’s not yours in the first place?” Fuqua’s brother Dontonius Knox told WSB.

Investigators are looking at surveillance video in hopes of identifying the suspects.



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