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'War game' leads to indictment for three teens

Marquell Rivers,17, and two juveniles were arrested February 6th. (Source: Dougherty Co. Sheriff's Office) Marquell Rivers,17, and two juveniles were arrested February 6th. (Source: Dougherty Co. Sheriff's Office)
Dougherty County D.A. Greg Edwards (Source: WALB) Dougherty County D.A. Greg Edwards (Source: WALB)
ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

Three Albany teenagers were indicted this week on five counts of terroristic acts and reckless conduct.

They're accused of shooting BB guns at cars and homes while playing what prosecutors called "a kind of war game."

Marquell Rivers,17, and two juveniles were arrested February 6th.

Police said they hit at least five cars and a home.  

No one was hurt, but prosecutors said BB guns are considered weapons.

"Trying to do a live action war game. But the live action war game allegedly included shooting at real people with these BB guns.  And houses with the BB guns. Which is a crime and a felony in this instance," said Dougherty County D.A. Greg Edwards.

Prosecutors said these war games are being seen across the nation, and warn that it's no game.  

If convicted, Rivers could be sentenced to five years in prison for each count of terroristic acts.

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