Atlanta teen allegedly killed by stepfather for not sheltering in place, police say

On one hand, anarchists will generally argue that the exercise of direct action and social pressure outside the state is an effective means of upholding social order without relying on political and legal institutions. On the other hand, this is kind of wacked.

By Tina Burnside and Leah Asmelash


It began as a fight over a stay-at-home directive. By the end, a teenage boy was dead.

a fire truck parked in front of a car: Atlanta police found 16-year-old De'onte Roberts shot Wednesday evening.

Atlanta police say they responded to a call of a person shot just after 8 p.m. Wednesday. When they arrived, they found 16-year-old De’onte Roberts gravely wounded.

He had been shot in the chest during a domestic dispute with his stepfather, 42-year-old Bernie Hargrove, Atlanta Police Department spokesman Steve Avery told CNN.

Roberts was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died from his injuries.

According to a statement police shared with CNN, the dispute began earlier in the day, when Roberts refused his parents’ order to remain at home and comply with recent shelter-in-place directives, his mother told detectives.

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