Rockdale Sheriff’s Office investigating fatal shooting of teen
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The Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal shooting involving a 17-year-old male.

On Monday, May 14, 3:11 a.m., deputies responded to a 911 call that a person was shot at 798 Pleasant Hill Road N.W., Conyers and the subject was being transported by friends to Rockdale Piedmont Hospital. Christian Manuel, who lived at the residence, was pronounced dead at the hospital.

At On Common Ground News deadline on May 17, no further details were available about what led up to the shooting, said Sheriff’s spokesperson Yolande Lovinggood-Moore.

The public is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office if anyone has information about this case. Sgt. Darren Benedict is overseeing the investigation and can be reached at 770-278-8038. Information also may be provided to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477)404-577-TIPS. (8477

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