Top High School Football Player Found Shot To Death

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A top Georgia state high school football player has died.

Eliza DeWitt, 17, was shot and killed outside the Sugarloaf Mills mall in Lawrenceville.

Georgia on Thursday morning.

According to a report, he was found dead in a parking lot.

DeWitt was one of the top players in Jefferson High School before his sudden passing.

"The Jefferson High School football program is heartbroken as we mourn the loss of one of our own, Elijah DeWitt.

The DeWitt family is in our thoughts and prayers.

We appreciate your understanding as we respect the privacy of the family during this time."

A statement from Jefferson High School read.

DeWitt was part of the 2023 recruiting class and according to his 247Sports profile, had an offer from the state of Arkansas.

Our thoughts are with DeWitt's family and friends.