May 25, 2020

Coweta teen killed in drive-by shooting

(Newnan, GA) — Authorities in Newnan are investigating a murder after a Coweta teenage girl was killed in an alleged drive-by shooting. Clay Neely of

The Newnan Times-Herald is reporting that 19-year-old Abubria “Bria” Foster was shot inside a friend’s home on 76 Savannah St. Sunday evening.

Newnan police arrived at the home just after 9 p.m. and discovered Foster unresponsive on a couch, according to Sgt. Greg VanSant with the Newnan Police Department.

Investigators believe one bullet entered through an exterior wall, striking Foster in the left upper back and shoulder area.

Officers moved Foster to the floor and performed CPR until emergency medical personnel arrived. Foster was transported to Piedmont Newnan Hospital, where she later died.

During the investigation, detectives learned several gunshots were fired at the residence.

Multiple shell casings were located in the street, along with multiple bullet holes in the residence.

Anyone with information on the shooting is asked to contact Sgt. Greg VanSant at 770-254-2355 Ext. 124 or the Newnan Police Department.

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