ROSWELL, Ga. — Police have released the identity of a teenager found dead Tuesday, Feb. 7 on Saratoga Drive.
At approximately 1:30 a.m. that day, police were called to the apartment complex at Saratoga Drive when someone reported hearing gunshots. Police found the body of 17-year-old Kobe Williams when they arrived. He was lying on the ground behind building 15.
According to police, Williams was shot to death and had “an apparent gunshot wound.”
Williams had been enrolled in Centennial High School, but was not an active student. He had been living in an apartment in that neighborhood.
Williams was set to resume his education at CHS, according to the GoFundMe set up for his surviving family.
Roswell Public Information Officer Lisa Holland said police are investigating several people who may be linked to Williams’ death.
“They don’t believe that it’s a random attack,” Holland said. “They believe that Mr. Williams knew his killer.”
A GoFundMe page has been set up for Williams’ family at gofundme.com/kobewilliams.
Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477.
- Julia Grochowski