Just one week after the uproar caused by the McKinney, Texas pool party, another violent pool party has made headlines on social media.
At a weekend graduation pool party in Georgia, Wali Clanton, 19, was killed after being shot in the chest. Four others were injured.
On Saturday night, a group of around 200 teenagers attended a Fayetteville graduation pool party. As the party ended, a fight broke out, which ended in a fatal shooting.
The party was broken up after the DJ claimed that someone drugged his daughter’s drink. Security guard, Antonio Gibson, arrived on the scene to usher the 200 guests out of the home into the street on Highway 279 in Fayetteville.
The chaotic scene began when security guards and the DJ tried to break up the party and a fight broke out between a group of teens.
“At around 12:30-ish, I heard 15 gunshots go off. I told everybody to get down,” Gibson told WSB Atlanta.
While police continue to search for the shooter, Clanton’s family mourns.
In a second video, the family pleas that whoever killed the teenager to come forward, saying “Life does matter.”
Clanton was a freshman at Kentucky State University. “He was just an outstanding kid,” Clanton’s father said. “He was always just on a high level, just very outspoken, just a very good kid.”
One witness, Clinton Nash said, “For this young man to die in our arms like that, I just want his family to know that this officer went the extra mile to save your son.”