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Georgia city eyes large party regulations after teen killed

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Published: Sep. 26, 2021 at 9:30 PM EDT
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WARNER ROBINS, Ga. (AP) - Warner Robins city leaders are considering new laws to regulate large parties.

The discussion comes after a teenage girl was shot to death and four others wounded by gunfire at a large weekend party during the Labor Day weekend.

WMAZ-TV reports that the city requires a permit for parades or picketing, but no ordinance or permit for large gatherings like block parties.

Police say 15-year-old Tanyla Johnson was killed in the shooting. Police say the shots had been fired into the crowd from a vehicle leaving the area.

Warner Robins is about 100 miles southeast of Atlanta.

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