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Northside football player identified as the victim in fatal Warner Robins shooting Sunday night

Houston County Coroner James Williams identified the victim on Monday morning.

WARNER ROBINS, Ga. β€” The Warner Robins police say they responded to the 400 block of Thomas Boulevard in reference to a person shot.

According to their Facebook page, they got to the scene and found a 17-year-old boy lying alongside the road.

Houston County Coroner James Williams identified the victim as Jontel Williams of Warner Robins. 

Police took him to Houston Medical Center for stabilization and then to Atrium Health Navicent in Macon.

Jontel Williams died Monday morning from his injuries. 

Williams was a defensive back for the Northside football team. He graduated from Northside in May. 

Players, coaches, friends and students shared their memories of Williams on Twitter:

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