Outside of Dave & Buster’s, a star Georgia high school football player was shot to death

According to police, a fight broke out outside a Dave & Buster’s, and two teenagers are accused of murder in the shooting death of a Georgia high school football star.
According to local reports, Elijah DeWitt, a standout receiver for Jefferson High School, was shot dead Wednesday outside the chain restaurant in the Sugarloaf Mills Mall parking lot. Authorities stated that after responding to reports of a person being shot, police rushed to the scene and discovered the 18-year-old dead around 8 p.m.
Two days later, Gwinnett police reported that Chandler Richardson, 19, and Kemare Bryan, 18, had been arrested in South Carolina and charged with felony murder. The victim’s team also reported that they had been “heartbroken” by other crimes connected to the shooting.
In a tweet, the team said, “The Jefferson High School Football Program is heartbroken as we mourn the loss of one of our own, Elijah DeWitt.”
We are keeping the DeWitt family in our prayers and thoughts.We are mindful of the family’s privacy at this time and appreciate your understanding.
Senior DeWitt had a Twitter page full of videos of his best plays and impressive stats on the field.Although “it appears that the suspects and the victim were familiar with each other and when they encountered each other in the parking lot, an altercation took place and then the shooting,” the police noted that detectives are working to determine the tragic violence’s cause.
According to reports, DeWitt’s mother said that her son was killed during a failed attempt to rob him while he was out with his girlfriend.
Dawn DeWitt said at a vigil on Sunday, “I want him to be remembered as a fierce competitor with a very large heart.” She called her son’s death “definitely the worst day of my life.”According to the TV station, the vigil to remember the young life lost was attended by about 100 people.
Craig DeWitt, his father, said he forgives the two Georgia residents suspected of murder.
“The forgiver deserves forgiveness.He stated to the media, “We don’t want the hate in this household.”
Gwinnett police said that Bryan and Richardson face additional charges of malice murder, aggravated assault, and possessing a firearm while committing certain felonies.On Monday, the two were anticipated to be extradited to Georgia.
News Reports says that a tumultuous scene was depicted by 911 calls made in the wake of the shooting last week.

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