The Gwinnett County Police Department announced the finding of a body at a Grayson house party early on Friday morning. Lawrenceville resident Shania Green, 18, was named as the victim.
Who was Shania Green?
Shania Green was eighteen years old, but she was also a brand-new mother. It was only a month after she celebrated her milestone birthday when her life was sadly cut short.
The deadly event happened during a Chase Lane house party. When police arrived at the scene at around one in the morning following a report of a shooting, they discovered the young mother’s lifeless body.
Shania Green was a “wonderful daughter,” thus her family and friends are still in shock over her passing. An aunt mentioned how Shania always carried “positive energy” with her.
How the Event Was Dissected
The Gwinnett County Police are putting forth endless effort to apprehend Shania’s killer while the community struggles to come to terms with this horrific event. Investigations into the specifics of the shooting are still ongoing.
Shania’s family has set up a GoFundMe page to aid with burial costs and to support her child. The page serves as a powerful reminder of the terrible effects that gun violence has on communities and families. The community has united in grief over the loss of a young life gone far too soon as word of Shania’s passing has spread. The terrible event serves as a sobering reminder of how urgently our communities need to confront gun violence.