15-year-old suspected car thief killed

5:05 PM, Dec 7, 2012   |    comments
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EAST POINT, Ga. -- East Point Police are investigating the death of a 15-year-old who was accused of stealing and wrecking a car.

According to a relative who did not want to be named, Miguel Chavaria and his 14-year-old cousin broke into a car in the Lexington Apartments off Washington Road in East Point Thursday night, drove off with the car, then crashed.

Someone chased them down and fatally shot 15-year-old Chavaria when he and his cousin tried to run away.

Chavaria was identified by the Fulton County Medical Examiner. His cousin's name has not been released and no suspects have been named.

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