North Clayton High student found shot, killed

COLLEGE PARK — A North Clayton High School student was found shot and killed outside a College Park home Thursday morning.

Clayton County Police officers discovered Keyontae Ross, 15, in the front yard of a home in the 1100 block of Kristen Cove at 8:15 a.m. Thursday. Ross was shot at least once and was found lying face down.

Medics with Clayton County Fire and Emergency Services pronounced the 15-year-old dead at the scene.

“The investigation into the homicide involving 15-year-old Keyontae Ross is ongoing and any additional information will be provided as it becomes available,” CCPD spokeswoman Sgt. Ashanti Marbury stated in a release.

Anyone with information regarding the teen’s death or events leading to the shooting is asked to contact Detective Phelps at 678-222-8037 or dial 911.

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