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Norcross HS Student Shot, Killed During Break-In

Six people are charged with the murder of 15-year-old Norcross resident Nicholas Jackson, II.

 

An incident on the 300 block Autry Street in downtown Norcross Thursday night has resulted in the death of 15-year-old Nicholas Jackson II, according to Cpt. Brian Harr of the Norcross Police Dept.

Police responded to a call of burglary in progress at 6:30 p.m. on Autry Street and discovered that a teen had been shot. He was transported to a hospital where he later died. 

Jackson was a freshman at Norcross High School. His sister, Nikia, was also home at the time, but was not injured, according to a report from the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. She said that the men broke into the house and went straight to Jackson's room. 

"A number of people are being questioned who are not related to the house," said Cpt. Harr last night. Police were were able to get a description of the people and vehicles involved in the incident, then located those individuals a "short distance" from the scene, he later said. 

The following individuals have been arrested for murder and burglary, according to jail records: Anthony Bernard Lumpkin, 32, Douglasville; Rico Dehaven West, 19, Atlanta; Eddie Lewis Green, 46, Atlanta; Jason Dozier, 36, Lithonia; Michael Davis, 23, College Park; and Timothy Lamar Johnson, 34, Atlanta. They are being held at the Gwinnett County Detention Center. 

Police asked residents to avoid the area Thursday night. As of 9:50 p.m., the street was closed. "There is no immediate threat to the residents in that area at this time," wrote Cpt. Brian Harr in a message. Several people reported being stopped or followed by police. 

Norcross PD worked closely with the GBI and the Gwinnett District Attorney's Office in this case, according to a release from Harr Friday morning.

Quirkydude February 03, 2012 at 07:34 PM
The title of the article says the teenager was shot during a break in. Based on what I've read so far, the reason they came to the house was to do what they did. This has nothing whatsoever to do with a "break in".
megan baumann February 03, 2012 at 08:31 PM
Crazy what people do to a kid... it's sad. R.I.P. Nick you will be missed!!
Deb Wilson Harris February 04, 2012 at 12:58 AM
As a resident of downtown Norcross this not only saddens me - it scares me. Way too close to home! Remembering Nicholas family in prayer.
Hailee brown February 04, 2012 at 10:36 PM
Nick was a friend of mine nd he was a good person he was soooo sweet and had a future ahead of him r.i.p nick you will br missed and never forgotten
Sense LivesHere February 06, 2012 at 08:09 PM
As a mom of a 15 year old son, this breaks my heart - I cannot imagine the pain his mother and family must be going through. Thoughts and prayers sweet young man, I hope you find peace in heaven. I cannot believe what sick twisted animals - several GROWN ASS MEN - would do such a thing to a kid.
marii February 19, 2012 at 04:18 AM
i cant believe wht happen hopefully they can arrest the guy who killed him R.I.P. Nick yuhll b remember

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