Brayan Zavala

RIVERDALE — A family is in mourning and Clayton County Police are searching for the person who shot and killed a youngster outside his home Thursday evening.

According to Fox 5, 13-year-old Brayan Zavala was outside his home on Willow Lane Thursday around 9 p.m. when a shooter approached and shot him in the face. Police were called, and Zavala was pronounced dead at the scene.

The family has set up a GoFundMe account in order to return the sixth-grader to Mexico for burial.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Clayton County Police Department.

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