RIVERDALE — Clayton County police are investigating a shooting that left a 12-year-old dead.

A little after 9 p.m. Thursday, officers responded to a person shot call on Willow Lane in Riverdale where they found the child.

“Officers are working diligently to locate any information that may lead to a possible suspect,” police said. “Any association between the victim and shooter is unknown at this time.”

Anyone with information can call the Clayton County Police Department at 770-477-3550.

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