Shooting Incident Resulting In Death Of Local Teen Remains Under Investigation

On March 30, 2021 at approximately 8:00 pm Carroll County Investigators responded to the area of Bowdon Junction Road to assist Mount Zion Police Department in a death investigation of 17-year-old Candace Chrzan, a Mount Zion High School student. The initial investigation conducted by the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office revealed Chrzan was shot and killed while with friends in the backyard of the residence.

This remains an open and active investigation and all parties involved in this horrific tragedy are cooperating at this time. Carroll County Investigators are working closely with the District Attorneys Office in this case and no other details will be released pending the outcome of the investigation.

“Once the investigation is completed, we will update the status and outcome,” Carroll County Communications Director, Ashley Hulsey said. “We ask that you keep the family of Chrzan in your thoughts and prayers as they are trying to process the loss of a bright young soul and respect their privacy at this time. We also ask that you remember her classmates at Mount Zion High School as they return to class without her.”