Police say a deadly shooting Wednesday night started as a fight over candy. Investigators tell FOX 5’s Marc Teichner that children, around 10- and 11-years-old, were arguing about the candy at an apartment complex in the 4000 block of Lakemont Drive. Police say some adults got involved and things turned violent around 8:30 p.m. That’s when a 23-year-old man was shot and killed.
The victim was later identified as Ryan Bolden, the first round draft pick of the Los Angeles Angels in 2010 and a star high school player who led his Atlanta-area school to the state title that year. He had spent four seasons playing rookie-level ball for the Angels, but did not play any organized baseball in 2014. It was reported that back problems had derailed his career, though it was still a possibility that he’d come back.