A highschool senior in Georgia was fatally shot whereas hanging with friends in a yard, the place investigators imagine they have been holding goal observe, sheriff officials stated.
Candace Chrzan, a 17-year-old who attended Mount Zion Excessive College in Carrollton, died late Tuesday after being shot on the house in Mount Zion, based on the Carroll County Sheriff’s Workplace.
“This stays an open and energetic investigation and all events concerned on this horrific tragedy are cooperating at the moment,” the workplace stated in a press release Wednesday.
Investigators are working with prosecutors and have but to find out if fees can be filed within the dying of the “candy,” promising teen who picked up her commencement cap and robe earlier this week, based on a report.
“It was simply a few pals out within the yard, from what we’ve got been instructed, probably doing goal observe with a pistol,” sheriff’s workplace spokeswoman Ashley Hulsey instructed WSB-TV. “The children most likely haven’t been taught the gun security guidelines they need to have been taught. And in the end it resulted in Candace’s dying.”
Investigators imagine the taking pictures was an accident, however felony fees within the teen’s dying are attainable, Hulsey instructed the Atlanta Journal-Structure.
“We don’t imagine it was intentional,” Hulsey stated.
Chrzan, a member of Mount Zion Excessive College marching band, “left behind a broken-hearted neighborhood,” based on a web-based fundraiser set as much as assist offset funeral prices.
“As all of us grieve, it’s time for Eagle Nation to stand up and assist a household that has all the time supported us,” organizer Tiffany Cantrell wrote. “Let’s assist put this lovely younger woman to relaxation and provides her household peace of thoughts.”
Sheriff’s officials requested the general public to respect the household’s privateness as they grieve the lack of a “vibrant younger soul” and as her classmates returned to highschool Thursday.
Grief counselors have been obtainable to college students on the faculty, ABC Information reported.