12-year-old shot and Murdered in front of Household while working in yard

Authorities in Georgia are requesting the public’s help in locating a suspect who they say shot and killed a 12-year-old boy facing his loved ones.

Clayton County Police stated Brayan Zavala was mending a lawnmower with his dad and brother at the family’s front lawn in Riverdale, Georgia, Thursday night after a masked man approached him.

The defendant was armed with a shotgun and fired one shot, which broke Brayan, according to the authorities.

The boy died at the scene and the defendant fled before officers arrived, the authorities said.

“The Clayton County Police Department is humbly requesting the neighborhood and some other persons with knowledge of the crime to contact the police department or Crime Stoppers for any information regarding this situation,” the authorities said in a statement.

Anyone with info can text TIP CCSOGA followed by your message into 888777, or publish a hint about the Clayton County Police Department’s site.