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Police: teen dead in NW Atlanta shooting

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Atlanta Police say a teen who died after a shooting at an apartment complex shot himself.

Officers say the teenage male, 14, was with a group of teens in NW Atlanta holding the gun when it went off.

The shooting happened inside an apartment in the 400 block of Sunset Avenue SW.

Police say the shooting happened around 5:00 p.m.

"Right now we are going to call it a death investigation. We have information on how he got shot but have to do a lot of work to verify that," said Captain Paul Guerrucci with the Atlanta Police Department.

Investigators hope an autopsy will show if the shooting was intentional or accidental.

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