Police offer $2k reward for info on who killed 18-year-old Ga. football player at graduation party
Police are offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the person who shot and killed an 18-year-old Georgia football player at a graduation party last year.
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Thomaston police said someone started shooting at the Main Event Center on May 28, 2022. Police found three people with gunshot wounds. One of those victims, later identified as 18-year-old Akeem Ellison, died at the hospital.
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A second teenager, a 17-year-old from Manchester, was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. A 15-year-old from Thomaston was also taken to the hospital for treatment.
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Investigators say they believe the shooting stemmed from a fight inside the event center, but there were so many people at the party that they have been unable to identify the shooter.
Ellison was a 2022 graduate of Manchester High School and played on the high school football team.
Police are now offering a $2,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of the shooter. Anyone with such information is asked to call Macon Regional Crimestoppers at 1-877-68CRIME (27463).