Argument leads to deadly shooting at DeKalb apartments


A 27-year-old man was fatally shot early Thursday at a DeKalb County apartment complex, police said.

The scene was the 1310 Apartment Homes in the 4800 block of Wood Bend Drive, DeKalb Lt. Lonzy Robertson said.

Police found the victim outside with multiple gunshot wounds. He died later at a hospital.

“It is believed he was in an argument with the suspect before the shooting,” Robertson said.

No one is in custody. The investigation continues.

— Please return to AJC.com for updates.

In other news:



Next Up in Local

WATCH: DeKalb bus driver allegedly caught on video texting and driving
WATCH: DeKalb bus driver allegedly caught on video texting and driving

The DeKalb County School District is investigating one of its bus drivers after a video surfaced allegedly showing a driver on her phone while driving a school bus, Channel 2 Action News reported. A parent, who asked to remain anonymous, told Channel 2 he saw a bus driver texting and driving while on I-20, so he began filming. The video allegedly shows...
Autopsy results revealed in Rockdale County inmate’s death
Autopsy results revealed in Rockdale County inmate’s death

Two months after a Rockdale County jail inmate was found dead in his cell, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation ruled the inmate died of pulmonary thrombi due to dehydration.  Shali Tilson died March 12, nine days after he was jailed, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. He was in the Rockdale County jail on charges of disorderly...
No parole for woman who raped, tortured, murdered Georgia girl in 1982
No parole for woman who raped, tortured, murdered Georgia girl in 1982

Judith Neelley, the youngest woman ever sentenced to be executed in the United States, will remain in prison for the 1982 murder of a 13-year-old Georgia girl, a decision reached by the Alabama Board of Pardons and Paroles 18 years after the then-governor commuted her death sentence to life in prison. Neelley was 18 and a mother of three when she was...
THURSDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Mostly cloudy, but a break from heavy rainfall
THURSDAY’S WEATHER-TRAFFIC: Mostly cloudy, but a break from heavy rainfall

Thursday: High: 82 Thursday night: Low: 69 Friday: High: 81 A possible tropical storm lurks south of Georgia near the Yucatan Peninsula, and it’s expected to bring multiple inches of rain over the next few weeks. However, Atlanta should be decently dry Thursday. Channel 2 Action News Chief meteorologist Glenn Burns said Thursday should have...
Cops: Man took upskirt photos of woman in Milton Walmart
Cops: Man took upskirt photos of woman in Milton Walmart

Police are searching for a man accused of taking upskirt pictures of a woman at a Walmart in north Fulton County. The woman was shopping at the Milton location in the 5200 block of Windward Parkway when she noticed the man following her, Milton police said in a news release.  RELATED: Ga. official: Upskirt photo taken during closed meeting After...
More Stories