Cops: Before DeKalb killing, suspect said ‘You know what time it is’

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Cops: Before DeKalb killing, suspect said ‘You know what time it is’

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Before the deadly shooting, a man approached 36-year-old Adrian Anderson from around a corner and made his intentions known.

“You know what time it is,” the suspect said while pointing a black semi-automatic handgun at Waterford Manor apartments on Covington Highway, according to DeKalb County police documents. “Give it here.”

Anderson was standing with friends around a car in the parking lot at about 3 a.m. on July 7.

He tried to fight off the suspect, identified by police as Samuel M. Alexander, 26, warrants released Monday said. 

Anderson, a Covington resident, fell to the parking lot with multiple gunshot wounds, soon to die.

Alexander, who lives at the apartments, took $2,000 in cash from the victim, the warrants said.

Alexander, who is charged with murder and armed robbery, was arrested last week and remains in jail without bond.

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