August 17, 2021

Simpson County child allegedly shot by teens shooting in the road

Therese Apel

A child was shot Monday when two teenagers were shooting guns in the street, according to the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department.

Officials said in a release that a child was playing in the yard at a home on Goshen Road in Magee when Cedrick Norwood, 18, and another juvenile were shooting guns as they stood on the bridge on Goshen Road. The child was hit, and police say the two teens left the scene on scooters after a grandparent of the victim confronted them.

Through the course of this investigation the two were taken into custody at a residence on McLaurin Drive in Magee. Charges are currently pending through Simpson County Justice Court.

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