Georgia college student killed in apartment complex shooting

Georgia News


KENNESAW, Ga. (AP) — A university just outside Atlanta has confirmed that one of its students was killed in a shooting at an apartment complex that also left two other people injured.

Cobb County police Officer Sydney Melton said in an email Monday that officers were sent to an apartment complex in Kennesaw late Sunday night. When they arrived, they found a dead man lying on the ground with a gunshot wound in his back and two other men who’d been shot.

The dead man was identified as 18-year-old Oluwafemi Oyerinde of Lawrenceville. The two injured men were identified as 18-year-olds Khalil Bennett and Jarius Bonner.

Melton says a dispute between neighbors preceded the shooting.

According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution , Kennesaw State University spokeswoman Tammy DeMel confirmed that Oyerinde was a student at the school.

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