December 4, 2021

18-year-old Lagrange teen shot and killed

(Lagrange, GA) — A teenager was shot and killed yesterday on Troup Street in Lagrange.

Authorities responded to the area and found 18-year-old Niko Hurston suffering from a gunshot wound to the chest at approximately 2:53 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

The teen was taken to WellStar West Georgia Hospital where he later died as a result of his injuries.

Hurston was reportedly walking in the area of Troup St. and Jenkins St. with two other unidentified individuals prior to the incident.

The suspect is described as being 5′7″ to 5′11″ and wearing dark clothing and was said to have arrived and left the scene in a light colored 4-door sedan.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact the Lagrange Police Department at (706) 883-2603 or Troup County Crime Stoppers at (706) 812-1000.

Tips may also be submitted to the LaGrange Police Department via Facebook.

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