Atlanta’s 2021 homicide victims

On Sept. 7, 22-year-old LaDonna Judkins was shot on Glen Iris Drive in northeast Atlanta. She later died in the hospital.
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On Sept. 7, 22-year-old LaDonna Judkins was shot on Glen Iris Drive in northeast Atlanta. She later died in the hospital.

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The Atlanta Police Department is investigating 148 homicides as of Nov. 29. Three of those cases involve incidents from previous years, but the deaths were ruled homicides in 2021. These are the victims of this year’s homicides:

Nov. 27: A 41-year-old man was found shot to death in Buckhead, shortly before 7:15 a.m., according to police. Officers were called to the 3400 block of Kingsboro Road, where they found Alphonso Gavin unresponsive. The investigation into the case continues.

Nov. 26: Around 12:45 a.m., officers responded to Crystal Heights apartments in the 3400 block of Boulder Park Drive, where officers found a man who had been shot, police said. Jonathan Stafford, 24, was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries. The same day, 25-year-old Carlos Dill was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a weapon during the commission of a crime.

Nov. 22: Police were called to the Camden Vantage apartments on Jackson Street around 9:25 p.m. and found a man and woman dead inside their unit. The victims were identified as Daniel Aaron, 31, and Kristen McDevitt, 30. The investigation continues in the case.

Nov. 22: Officers were called to the 700 block of Park Regency Place directly behind Phipps Plaza around 6:30 p.m. Police said 24-year-old Oquonzzie S. West was found shot and killed at the scene.

The preliminary investigation revealed that a dispute between West and the suspected shooter ensued and gunfire eventually broke out, police said. The victim attempted to leave the scene in a vehicle, but crashed a short distance away, according to police.

Nov. 19: A 41-year-old man was found shot to death at a southwest Atlanta gas station, according to police. Officers found Ralph Hickey at the BP at the corner of Lee and Oak streets just after 1:15 a.m. Hickey was taken to the hospital, where he died from his injuries, police said. Terrance Edwards, 36, was charged with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, police said. Edwards surrendered on Nov. 21.

Nov. 12: At around 4:25am officers were dispatched to 100 Peachtree Street in southwest Atlanta on a report of a person shot. Investigators believe the victim was crossing the street when a vehicle drove up and someone inside the vehicle fired a shot. The victim was in critical condition when taken to a hospital, but did not survive.

Nov. 8: A 26-year-old man was shot to death at a Midtown high-rise parking garage. Officers found Keith Flanigan of Atlanta with multiple gunshot wounds after responding to the SkyHouse Midtown apartment building on the corner of West Peachtree and 12th streets shortly after 10 p.m. Investigators were searching for four suspects.

Nov. 8: A man was found dead in southwest Atlanta’s Oakland City neighborhood. The victim, 25-year-old Stephen Maffett, was found with a gunshot wound around 1:15 a.m. at a home in the 1000 block of Peeples Street, according to police.

Nov. 5: A man was shot to death near a dog park in northeast Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, police said. Investigators believe the man was shot in the 500 block of Piedmont Avenue near the Renaissance Dog Park. He died at a local hospital. The man’s name was not released.

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Tyrone W. Holmes, 25, of Savannah, was a student at Morehouse College and the recipient of both the Ronald McNair and Gates Millennium scholarships.

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Tyrone W. Holmes, 25, of Savannah, was a student at Morehouse College and the recipient of both the Ronald McNair and Gates Millennium scholarships.
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Tyrone W. Holmes, 25, of Savannah, was a student at Morehouse College and the recipient of both the Ronald McNair and Gates Millennium scholarships.

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Nov. 3: Tyrone W. Holmes, 25, of Savannah, was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds at the home on Joseph E. Lowery Boulevard, across the street from Morehouse College’s Forbes Arena.

Holmes was a senior studying psychology and was a Ronald McNair Scholar as well as a Gates Millennium Scholar, both academic scholarships awarded to promising students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, according to Morehouse.

Nov. 1: Officers were called around 8:20 p.m. to a person shot call at 520 Fulton Street in southwest Atlanta. There they found a man who appeared to have been shot and was dead in a stairwell. Preliminary information suggests the suspect and victim were familiar with one another and the victim appears to have been the intended target of the gunfire. On Nov. 3, 26-year-old Diante Barnhill was charged with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was located in Lilburn on Nov. 26 and arrested, police said.

Nov. 1: At around 7:40 p.m., officers responded to a person shot call at 660 New Town Circle in southeast Atlanta. Jeffrey Parks, 40, was found dead in the parking lot from apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Investigators were working to identify the suspect and determine what led to the shooting.

Nov. 1: At 7 p.m., officers responded to a person shot call at 1057 White Oak Avenue in southwest Atlanta. Officers located a man, 29-year-old Cavario Major, with gunshot wounds. Major was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died. Investigators believe a dispute led to gunfire.

Oct. 28: Officers were called to the Fairburn Townhouses development at 400 Fairburn Road just after 1:15 p.m. and found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Atlanta police said. Keith Bell, 35, later died from his injuries. According to investigators, Bell lived in the complex. The case remains under investigation.

Oct. 24: A man was killed after he got into an argument with someone leaning on his sports car outside a popular Midtown Atlanta restaurant, police said. The victim made the discovery outside Loca Luna on Amsterdam Avenue around 11:20 p.m., according to Maj. D’Andrea Price. Andres Munoz, 23, of Acworth, was shot once in the chest and died at the hospital. In November, police charged 18-year-old Brian Calderon Betancourt with murder.

Oct. 20: Numerous witnesses alerted authorities of yelling and gunshots coming from a high-rise Midtown building. A 31-year-old woman, later identified as Courtney Cox, was shot to death before the suspected shooter was killed by police, according to authorities. The body of the suspect Jarvis Jarrette, 32, of Milledgeville, was found on a balcony. The GBI is investigating Jarrette’s death as an officer-involved shooting, the 79th such case the state agency has opened this year.

Oct. 19: Kamafi Lowe, 25, of Atlanta was found shot inside a vehicle in the 300 block of Atwood Street around 8:20 p.m., according to police. Lowe died from his injuries the following day. The investigation continues in the case.

Oct. 16: William Berry, 33, was found shot to death inside of a car parked at a southwest Atlanta home, authorities said. Officers were called to the home in the 2300 block of Niskey Lake Road around 7 p.m. and found Berry dead inside a white sedan. The investigation continues in the case.

Oct. 15: Officers responded to the Sorelle Apartments in the Lindbergh neighborhood just after 2:45 p.m., Atlanta police said. Darien Gatewood, 30, was found dead at the scene with a gunshot wound. The investigation continues into the case.

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Joyce Yates, 37, was found shot in a parking lot near the intersection of Metropolitan and Langford parkways.

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Joyce Yates, 37, was found shot in a parking lot near the intersection of Metropolitan and Langford parkways.
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Joyce Yates, 37, was found shot in a parking lot near the intersection of Metropolitan and Langford parkways.

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Oct. 14: A woman was found dead along a busy stretch of Metropolitan Parkway in southwest Atlanta’s Sylvan Hills neighborhood. The victim, identified as Joyce Yates, 37, was found shot in a parking lot near the intersection of Metropolitan and Langford parkways when officers arrived shortly after 2:30 a.m., according to Atlanta police. She had been shot at least once. Yates was a mother of five, according to her obituary. Nigel Sherrod Andrews was arrested the following day and charged with murder.

Oct. 10: Catherine Kahn, 28, died after being thrown or pushed from a Lamborghini at the intersection of Piedmont and Peachtree roads. The following week, Alfred Megbuluba, 31, surrendered and was charged with murder.

Oct. 9: Two people were shot when gunfire erupted about 10 p.m. in the 3500 block of Sherbrooke Way, located in a subdivision off Hogan Road. A teenager died, but a press conference days later, he had not been identified, police said. Investigators said the youth was likely between 13 and 17 years old and weighed 127 pounds. He was later identified as 18-year-old Erin Harrison.

Oct. 9: At 8:35 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired at 1313 Sylvan Road in southeast Atlanta. There they found a man who had been shot to death. He was identified as Francis Boaheme, 44, of Atlanta.

Sept. 30: Outside a southwest Atlanta home, the words “murder game” were emblazoned on the pavement. Inside, 28-year-old Jamal A. Riley was found shot in the living room, according to police. No arrests have been made in the case. Police have been called to the Beatie Avenue home on five other occasions in the past two years, three times to investigate drug activity and once to investigate gunshots, according to department records.

Sept. 24: Daniel Taylor, 56, was found stabbed shortly before 2:30 a.m. outside a home in the 700 block of Bonnie Brae Avenue, according to police. He died at the hospital. Scott Turner was arrested the same day and charged with murder.

Sept. 18: Jeffrey Williams, 57, was shot to death in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood, according to police. Officers near the 300 block of Altoona Place were flagged down by a neighbor about 4:30 p.m. Joshua Smith was arrested the following day and charged with murder.

Sept. 17: A fight outside a nightclub led to gunfire, killing 29-year-old Brant Harper, police said. A woman was also injured. Ahmad Youngblood, 19, was later arrested and charged with murder.

Sept. 16: When officers arrived around 11 p.m. at the Royal Oaks Apartments on North Camp Creek Parkway, Jerry Glover was already dead, according to police. The 43-year-old had been shot multiple times. No arrests have been made in the case.

Sept. 13: Tabius Arnold, 31, wasn’t the intended target, according to police. But he was shot to death at a home in the Notting Hill at Arlington community. Investigators later arrested two suspects, Demario Phillips and Kamorace Parks were both arrested and charged with murder and several counts of aggravated assault.

Sept. 13: Christopher Fullenwilder, 35, was shot to death inside a car shortly before 6 a.m. on I-85 southbound and Metropolitan Parkway, according to police. No arrests have been made in the case.

Sept. 12: Lavar Andrews, 41, died after being stabbed on Sept. 11 in the 1300 block of Oakland Drive in southwest Atlanta. His death was declared a homicide the following day. Andrews was killed during a family dispute after a funeral, according to reports. Chauncey Davis was arrested and charged with murder.

Sept. 12: An argument outside an Atlanta convenience store spiraled into a triple shooting that killed 51-year-old Virginia Smith, according to police. Two men suffered non-life-threatening injuries from the shooting, which happened outside the Food Mart in the 1200 block of Metropolitan Parkway. On Sept. 22, Roemello Hill was arrested on murder and aggravated assault charges.

Sept. 7: LaDonna Judkins, 22, was shot to death in the Glen Iris Lofts parking lot on Glen Iris Drive, according to police. Investigators believe the man who shot Judkins, 21-year-old Andrew Davis, then killed himself.

Sept. 7: Billy Norman, 28, died after being shot inside a car on Sept. 4 on I-85 southbound and Metropolitan Parkway, according to investigators. His death was declared a homicide three days later.

Sept. 7: Officers were called to the Santafe Villa in the 2300 block of Metropolitan Parkway just before 1 a.m., Atlanta police said. There, they found 40-year-old Charles Forbus stabbed to death. Gary Lee Hawes was charged with murder and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony.

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Dominique Sanders was killed on Sept. 2. An arrest was made.

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Dominique Sanders was killed on Sept. 2. An arrest was made.
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Dominique Sanders was killed on Sept. 2. An arrest was made.

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Sept. 2: Dominique Sanders, 28, was shot to death in a home on Imperial Circle in southwest Atlanta. Within two hours, investigators had charged 34-year-old Quentavious Hambrick with murder in Sanders’ death.

Aug. 30: At approximately 6:44 p.m., officers were called to a report of shots fired in the area of 617 Joseph E Boone Boulevard in northwest Atlanta. There, officers found 28-year-old Markeece V. Jenkins of Orlando, Florida, with gunshot wounds. Jenkins was taken to a local hospital for treatment but died from his injuries. The case remains under investigation.

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Gabriel Parker, 38, was killed during a July 25 shooting, which happened during a reunion event near the intersection of James Jackson Parkway and Hightower Road in northwest Atlanta, investigators said.

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Gabriel Parker, 38, was killed during a July 25 shooting, which happened during a reunion event near the intersection of James Jackson Parkway and Hightower Road in northwest Atlanta, investigators said.
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Gabriel Parker, 38, was killed during a July 25 shooting, which happened during a reunion event near the intersection of James Jackson Parkway and Hightower Road in northwest Atlanta, investigators said.

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Aug. 23: Gabriel Parker, 38, was killed during a July 25 shooting, which happened during a reunion event near the intersection of James Jackson Parkway and Hightower Road in northwest Atlanta, investigators said. Officials said an Atlanta police officer returned fire when he heard gunshots ring out in the crowd, prompting the GBI to investigate the incident as an officer-involved shooting. About a month later, Parker’s death was declared a homicide.

Aug. 24: Officers were sent to the 500 block of Whitehall Street just before 8 p.m. and found Anthony Flowers, 57, with a gunshot wound, according to investigators. The Riverdale man later died of his injuries at a hospital, police said.

Aug. 24: Chiemere Poole was shot to death during a domestic dispute in southeast Atlanta, according to investigators. Two men were also shot inside an apartment on Thomasville Boulevard. Later that day, 43-year-old Andrea Rivers was arrested and charged with murder and three counts of aggravated assault with intent to murder.

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Frederick Mayson, 60, of La Fayette, Illinois., was shot outside the Circle K on Hollywood Road and ran out into the street before collapsing on Perry Boulevard

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Frederick Mayson, 60, of La Fayette, Illinois., was shot outside the Circle K on Hollywood Road and ran out into the street before collapsing on Perry Boulevard
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Frederick Mayson, 60, of La Fayette, Illinois., was shot outside the Circle K on Hollywood Road and ran out into the street before collapsing on Perry Boulevard

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Aug. 23: A man, identified as 60-year-old Frederick Mayson of La Fayette, Illinois., was shot outside the Circle K on Hollywood Road and ran out into the street before collapsing on Perry Boulevard. Three brothers were arrested in the case the following night. Bobby Yancey, 62, Gerry Yancey, 57, and Gregory Yancey, 55, were each charged with murder and the youngest Yancey is also facing additional weapons charges.

Aug. 22: Just before 1 a.m., officers were sent to the intersection of Whitehall and McDaniel streets, where they found three men with gunshot wounds. Those killed include Rumondo Swinney, 43, and 29-year-old Darrius Gray. The identity of the third victim was withheld pending next-of-kin notification.

Aug. 21: At around 3:55 p.m., officers were called to 803 Magnolia Way in northwest Atlanta on a report of a person shot. There, officers found 28-year-old Johnathan Pennington inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. Pennington was taken to the hospital in critical condition but died as a result of his wounds.

Aug. 20: Siblings Robert Bankston Jr., 25, and Cedrika Smith, 35, were found shot to death on Sells Avenue in southwest Atlanta, according to police. LaMorris Willie Godfrey, 35, was charged with murder. Investigators believe the three were involved in a fight before the shooting.

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Aaron Jamal Lewis, 20, was shot to death on Aug. 19, according to Atlanta police.

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Aaron Jamal Lewis, 20, was shot to death on Aug. 19, according to Atlanta police.
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Aaron Jamal Lewis, 20, was shot to death on Aug. 19, according to Atlanta police.

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Aug. 19: Shortly after 7 p.m., officers were called to the Villages of East Lake apartments on Greenhaven Drive. There, officers found one man with a gunshot wound, police said. Moments later, a second gunshot victim was found. Both males were transported to the hospital, where Aaron Jamal Lewis died. He was 20. In November, 21-year-old Tavarous Hodges was arrested and charged with murder.

Aug. 19: Andre Clements, 28, was killed in a shooting on Marietta Street, Atlanta police said. Officers were called shortly after 2 p.m. to 469 Marietta Street, where they found a man with a gunshot wound. Clements died after being taken to a local hospital, according to police.

Aug. 17: Jerome McKibbens, 33, was found with a gunshot wound at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Fairburn Road in southwest Atlanta, according to investigators. Officers were called to the intersection about 11:30 p.m. McKibbens was already dead.

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Omar Whatley, 39, was found with a gunshot wound inside of a car in the 600 block of Cascade Avenue just before 11:15 p.m., Atlanta police said. He was in critical condition when he was taken to the hospital, but did not survive.

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Omar Whatley, 39, was found with a gunshot wound inside of a car in the 600 block of Cascade Avenue just before 11:15 p.m., Atlanta police said. He was in critical condition when he was taken to the hospital, but did not survive.
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Omar Whatley, 39, was found with a gunshot wound inside of a car in the 600 block of Cascade Avenue just before 11:15 p.m., Atlanta police said. He was in critical condition when he was taken to the hospital, but did not survive.

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Aug. 14: Omar Whatley, 39, was found with a gunshot wound inside of a car in the 600 block of Cascade Avenue just before 11:15 p.m., Atlanta police said. He was in critical condition when he was taken to the hospital, but did not survive.

Aug. 14: Officers were called to Andrew J. Hairston Boulevard just after 10 a.m. and found Dontrez D. Lewis, 23, of Mobile, Alabama, who had been shot repeatedly, police said. Lewis was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, but later died of his injuries.

Aug.14: Around 5:29 am, officers responded to a person shot at 497 Oakdale Rd NE. There, they found a man who had been shot. The victim was transported to Grady in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.

Aug. 13: Mariam Abdulrab’s body was discovered in southeast Atlanta, four hours after she was reported kidnapped. Abdulrab, 27, had been shot multiple times and was left near the intersection of Lakewood Avenue and Terrace Way in the Lakewood Heights neighborhood. DeMarcus Brinkley, 27, was charged with her murder.

Aug. 10: Zerrick Monson, 27, was found shot to death on a south Atlanta sidewalk. Authorities were called to the 2600 block of Old Hapeville Road shortly after midnight. Two days later, 30-year-old Deyanciss Burnett was charged with felony murder.

Aug. 7: Kenon Jennings, 31, was shot near a Buckhead bar. Officers found Jennings near Hide Kitchen and Cocktails in the 3100 block of Roswell Road about 10:30 p.m., Atlanta police. The case remains under investigation.

Aug. 5: Lorenzo Capers, 22, was shot in the 2100 block of Forrest Park Road. Investigators believe Capers, of Stockbridge, was walking in the area and was involved in a short verbal dispute with another man before shots were fired. Capers was the father of a 1-year-old son, according to a GoFundMe page.

Aug. 5: Taurean Sanders, 35, was shot July 23 during a fight in a parking lot on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Investigators initially believed the gunman acted in self-defense when he shot Sanders, who lived in Conyers. But Messiah Yaled-Bashaar was later charged with murder, according to police.

Aug. 4: Lawrence Hicks, 33, shot at the Providence at Cascade apartments on Fairburn Road. When officers arrived about 10:20 p.m., they found two people with gunshot wounds. The other person survived.

Aug. 4: Jaquan Montgomery, 21, shot at the Forest Cove apartments in southeast Atlanta, police said. Officers found Montgomery about 9:40 p.m. at the complex in the 300 block of Thomasville Boulevard. No arrests have been made.

Aug. 1: Darrell Owens, 53, shot at a nightclub in the 1600 block of Lakewood Avenue. He was found in the parking lot. No arrests have been made.

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Flowers and dog treats are left near the location where stabbing victim Katherine Janness's body was found in Piedmont Park, according to Atlanta police.STEVE SCHAEFER FOR THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

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Flowers and dog treats are left near the location where stabbing victim Katherine Janness's body was found in  Piedmont Park, according to Atlanta police.STEVE SCHAEFER FOR THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION
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Flowers and dog treats are left near the location where stabbing victim Katherine Janness's body was found in Piedmont Park, according to Atlanta police.STEVE SCHAEFER FOR THE ATLANTA JOURNAL-CONSTITUTION

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July 28: Katherine Janness, 40, had been stabbed multiple times when she was found dead near the entrance to Piedmont Park. Janess and her dog had gone on a late-night walk. But when they didn’t return, her girlfriend used a cellphone tracker to find Janess, a local bartender. The FBI is also involved in the investigation.

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Ja'kari Dillard, shown as an 8th grader, would have been a senior in high school. He was shot to death Saturday at an Atlanta swimming pool.

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Ja'kari Dillard, shown as an 8th grader, would have been a senior in high school. He was shot to death Saturday at an Atlanta swimming pool.
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Ja'kari Dillard, shown as an 8th grader, would have been a senior in high school. He was shot to death Saturday at an Atlanta swimming pool.

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July 24: Ja’kari Dillard, 17, was shot after an argument between others escalated to gunfire at Anderson Pool in northwest Atlanta. Ja’kari, who would have been in the 12th grade at Life Christian Academy in Forest Park, had recently told his mom he was looking forward to his senior prom. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect, whose name was not released.

July 24: Javarian Benton, 28, shot on Argus Circle in northwest Atlanta. Two others were also shot, according to police. Investigators later identified a suspect. Unterio Ponds was charged with murder and arrested Aug. 6.

July 24: Bernard Harvey, 55, was found dead inside a North Avenue apartment. Few details were released on the case, which remains an open investigation.

July 20: Nicholas Brown, 32, was shot after a fight with a woman in the 1300 block of Kimberly Way, police said. Within minutes, investigators identified a suspect. Tynessia Lashun Naji, 24, was arrested on charges of murder and aggravated assault.

July 17: Danzel Mullins, 34, found shot to death inside a car that was on fire in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood. Investigators later released video of a car whose driver may have been involved in the crime, which happened in the 900 block of Cunningham Place.

July 15: Joshua Evans, 36, killed in a drive-by shooting at a convenience store. Evans and 42-year-old Chicorley Vickers were standing with a woman outside the Pick’n’Pay at the corner of Joseph E. Boone Boulevard and Chappell Road, according to Atlanta police. Antonio Waller, 19, was later arrested and charged with murder. When Vickers died in August, the case became a double homicide. In October, a second suspect, Jontravious De’Anthony Arnold, was also arrested and charged with murder.

July 13: Jahvarious Colvin, 15, shot to death at a gas station in southwest Atlanta. Officers responded to the BP station at 516 Lee Street SW in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood just before 6:30 p.m., Atlanta police said. Marion Davenport was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with murder, according to police.

July 12: Kenderrick Murphy, 23, shot July 4 on Hills Avenue in southwest Atlanta. He died eight days later and the case became a homicide investigation. The investigation continues.

July 9: Wendell Williams, 30, shot near the MARTA Five Points transit station. Officers responded to a call about a person shot on Broad Street, a pedestrian-only side street that connects to the MARTA station, around 2:20 p.m., according to Atlanta police. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect.

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A’nisha Shavers (left) was killedTuesday morning and her mother, Alicia Baker, was injured, authorities said. The two women were found shot when police responded to the Preserve at Collier Ridge apartments about 1:30 a.m.

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A’nisha Shavers (left) was killedTuesday morning and her mother, Alicia Baker, was injured, authorities said. The two women were found shot when police responded to the Preserve at Collier Ridge apartments about 1:30 a.m.
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A’nisha Shavers (left) was killedTuesday morning and her mother, Alicia Baker, was injured, authorities said. The two women were found shot when police responded to the Preserve at Collier Ridge apartments about 1:30 a.m.

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July 6: A mother and her daughter were found shot when police responded to the Preserve at Collier Ridge apartments in northwest Atlanta about 1:30 a.m. Both were taken to a hospital, where the daughter, 23-year-old A’nisha Shavers, was pronounced dead. Investigators said her mother, 44-year-old Alicia Baker, was involved in a fight with another woman, which may have led to the double shooting.

July 4: Keon Yarber, 31 shot on 24 William H Borders Drive. Yarber had been shot multiple times and died at a local hospital. No arrests have been made in the case.

July 3: Kaidan Barlow-Gardener, a 14-year-old boy, was killed and two other teens were injured after a massive brawl ended in gunfire in the 600 block of McAfee Street, police said. Nearly 50 teenagers were present when the melee broke out and many had arrived on scooters, according to police. One 16-year-old, whose name was not released, was charged with murder and taken into custody July 23. On Nov. 26, 19-year-old Kentavious Jeffries was also charged with murder, police said.

June 30: Mario Peterson, 43, was shot to death at an apartment complex on Vanira Avenue shortly after midnight June 24. A suspect, Sequoyah Howard, 32, was later charged with murder. Peterson was a father of four and lived in Peoplestown, according to his online obituary.

June 26: Bailey Dee, 20, was killed in a drive-by shooting around 1:30 a.m. outside a condominium building in the 200 block of Piedmont Avenue, according to Atlanta police. He lived in Champaign, Illinois.

June 24: Encre Styles, Jr., 30, was shot on June 16 at a Chevron at 1739 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The case was later declared a homicide. Both De’Shant Hester, 24, and Tahliek Hester, 27, were later arrested and charged with murder.

June 23: Antonio Gregg, 37, shot to death in the 500 block of Boulevard, near Morgan-Boulevard Park. Gregg, shot in northeast Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, may have been targeted, according to police. Officers responded shortly before 6 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.

June 23: One passenger, 35-year-old Kevin Fulton, was killed and another was critically injured after their rideshare driver opened fire outside a northeast Atlanta gas station, police said. The driver, Nigel Nembhard, 36, was charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. Nembhard was re-indicted Sept. 13 and the felony murder charge was changed to voluntary manslaughter, online court records show.

June 22: A double shooting at a northeast Atlanta apartment complex left one person dead and another injured, police said. Officers arrived at the 400 block of Central Park Place around 4:45 p.m. regarding a person shot, police confirmed. Malik Campbell, 30, died at the scene.

June 20: A 37-year-old man, later identified as Rasttish Fallen was shot and killed at 421 Boulevard NE, Atlanta police said. Police identified Eddie Jackson, 52, as the murder suspect and he surrendered the same day. Witnesses said Jackson and Fallen argued before shots were fired in the northeast Atlanta neighborhood.

June 13: Corey Burnett, a 26-year-old man, died after he was found shot near a southeast Atlanta gas station in the 1600 block of Eastland Road. Investigators believe he was shot less than a mile away on Montvallo Terrace, according to a police report. Burnett lived in Lithonia, according to his obituary.

June 11: Diamond O’Neal, 23, shot in northwest Atlanta. O’Neal was found in an apartment near the intersection of West Lake Avenue and Joseph E. Boone Boulevard, police said. After a man was found shot at a nearby gas station, officers followed a trail of blood to a nearby apartment complex. On June 17, 28-year-old Vorquis Williams was arrested and charged with murder and two counts of aggravated assault.

June 4: Eddie Walker, 71, hit with a hammer May 25 on Herring Road in southwest Atlanta. Investigators found the hammer beside Walker, who was found in an abandoned home. He died June 1 and the case became a homicide investigation. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect.

June 3: Courtney Lyons Jr., 21, shot on Perry Boulevard. Lyons’ body was found just after 8 a.m. at the Westside Crossing Apartments. He lived in Loganville, according to his online obituary. Two suspects, Marcayla Brianna Kemp and Billy Wells, were arrested and charged with murder three days later, jail records show.

June 2: Justine Bernard, 19, shot on Auburn Avenue. Bernard was shot while visiting Atlanta, according to police. Nyasia Reeves, a 20-year-old suspect, was arrested and charged with murder. Bernard was a student at the University of New Haven in Connecticut, according to the university.

June 1: Ray Gibson, 29, on Harwell Road. Gibson was found shot in the parking lot of the Vue at Harwell apartment complex.

May 31: Michael Gary, 46, shot on Fairburn Road. Gary was killed in a drive-by shooting in the parking lot of the Fairburn Gordon Apartments. The investigation into the shooting continues.

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Calvin Jackson was a junior at Atlanta's Grady Memorial High School, according to a GoFundMe page.

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Calvin Jackson was a junior at Atlanta's Grady Memorial High School, according to a GoFundMe page.
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Calvin Jackson was a junior at Atlanta's Grady Memorial High School, according to a GoFundMe page.

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May 29: Calvin Jackson Jr., 17, shot on Parkway Drive. Jackson Jr. was shot in his own bedroom, according to his family and police. Jamarion Ivory, 18, was charged with his murder.

May 28: Jaques Gresham, 26, on William H. Borders Drive Gresham was killed in a drive-by shooting in southeast Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn neighborhood. He is survived by a young daughter, according to a GoFundMe page.

May 27: Jaquayon Gibson, 19, shot on Larchwood Road. Gibson died after being shot multiple times following a dispute in southwest Atlanta.

May 22: Zechariah Tyrell Guyton, 19, shot at a house party on Lanvale Drive. Guyton was one of two shot at a southwest Atlanta home, but the other victim survived, according to police. Tarik Brown was later arrested and charged with murder.

May 14: Vernon Harper, 30, shot on Lang Drive. The father of two was killed while visiting a friend, according to investigators. He was killed during an argument. In June, James McClendon, 45, was charged with felony murder.

May 17: Keith Sharpe, 43, shot on Piedmont Road. Sharpe was killed in the bathroom of the Azule Restaurant and Lounge in Buckhead. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect.

May 17: Alan Turner, 29, shot on Metropolitan Parkway. A 15-year-old boy was arrested and faces multiple charges related to Turner’s death at Metro Mart USA in southwest Atlanta.

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Mayco Rodrique, 37, died on May 17, 2021, after being shot while traveling in a car on Ga. 400, Atlanta police said.

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Mayco Rodrique, 37, died on May 17, 2021, after being shot while traveling in a car on Ga. 400, Atlanta police said.
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Mayco Rodrique, 37, died on May 17, 2021, after being shot while traveling in a car on Ga. 400, Atlanta police said.

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May 17: Alicia Merrell, 27, shot on Magnolia Way. Merrell was shot multiple times at an apartment complex, according to police. She was a mother of five. The investigation continues into her death.

May 17: Mayco Rodrique, 38, shot on Ga. 400. Rodrique was shot as he rode in a friend’s car, according to police. The father of six and grandfather of two died from his injuries when a bullet entered his back and struck his heart, his family said. The case remains under investigation.

May 11: Tjvanish Brown, infant, died on Fulton Street. The newborn’s mother told police she awoke to find him cold to the touch, according to police. In May, the baby’s mother, Erica Brown, was arrested charged with second-degree murder and second-degree cruelty to children.

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Tykeisha Dixon (left) and her husband Luke Henderson were reported missing from their Roswell apartment on Friday. Her body was found lying on a southern Illinois highway on Saturday morning, and Henderson has not been located.

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Tykeisha Dixon (left) and her husband Luke Henderson were reported missing from their Roswell apartment on Friday. Her body was found lying on a southern Illinois highway on Saturday morning, and Henderson has not been located.
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Tykeisha Dixon (left) and her husband Luke Henderson were reported missing from their Roswell apartment on Friday. Her body was found lying on a southern Illinois highway on Saturday morning, and Henderson has not been located.

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May 9: Tykeisha Dixon, 33, shot on North Avenue. Investigators believe the Roswell woman was shot in Atlanta and her body later dumped in Illinois. Her husband was later located in Washington and charged with her death.

May 9: Lenwood Colbert, 58, shot on Forrest Park Road. Colbert was found shot inside a parked Ford Fusion, according to police. He died after being taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. A suspect, Jylan Nelson, was arrested in July and charged with murder.

May 9: Adrian Zavala, 54, shot on Jonesboro Road. Zavala was killed at the Colony South mobile home park, according to police. A suspect, Mucio Dolores Rodriguez Hernandez, was later charged with murder in the case, police said.

May 8: Dexter Calhoun, 63, shot on Emerald Avenue. Calhoun was shot inside his pickup truck and then crashed into a pole in southwest Atlanta. No arrests have been made in his death.

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Atlanta police are seeking information in the weekend shooting death of 15-year-old Diamond Johnson.

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Atlanta police are seeking information in the weekend shooting death of 15-year-old Diamond Johnson.
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Atlanta police are seeking information in the weekend shooting death of 15-year-old Diamond Johnson.

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Credit: Atlanta Police Department

May 1: Diamond Johnson, 15, shot on Glenwood Avenue. Johnson was shot near a busy shopping center across the street from Maynard Jackson High School, where she was a student. A woman, Elizabeth Parham, was later charged with her murder.

April 29: Anthony Parker, 35, shot on Polar Rock Terrace. Six men were shot, but all but Parker survived following the incident at a southwest Atlanta home, according to police. He lived in Ellenwood, according to his obituary. No arrests have been made.

April 29: Daylon Wilson, 21, shot on Chappell Road. Wilson was among seven people who were shot, killing two, in two separate incidents that occurred less than 30 minutes apart. The investigation continues into Wilson’s death.

April 23: Michael Jones, 31, shot April 19 on Oakland Lane. Jones was one of five men shot at the Oakland City West End Apartments, but the others survived. It was declared a homicide investigation four days later. No arrests have been made in his death.

April 23: Jacobe Gilbert, 41, shot on Ruth Street. Gilbert was found lying in the middle of the road. No arrests have been made in his case.

April 15: Stephon Middleton, 19, shot on Custer Avenue. Investigators believe Middleton, who was visiting from Ohio, was walking with another man and the two got into a car together. There were shots fired, and the teen’s body was dumped into the street. Derrion Johnson, 19, was arrested days later in Ohio and charged with murder.

April 7: Tahji Williams, 30, shot on William H. Borders Drive. Williams was killed outside a business at Selena S. Butler Park along Borders Drive. A suspect, Frederick Goins, was later arrested and charged with murder.

April 4: Christian Manzanarez, 19, shot on Woodland Avenue. Manzanarez was found dead at a Lenox Road apartment complex, a few blocks from where he lived. A teenager was charged with his murder.

March 31: De’Misha Williams, 22, was shot April 25, 2020, at a package store on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. Nearly a year later, the case was ruled a homicide and a suspect was arrested.

April 2: Michael Bowden, 39, shot on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. Bowden was killed at a northwest Atlanta intersection. It was the second fatal shooting at that intersection with Troy Street in the past six months. The shooting death remains under investigation.

April 1: Don Juan Weaver, 19, shot on Langston Avenue. Weaver was killed in front of a southwest Atlanta home, according to police. He lived in Jonesboro, according to his obituary. No arrests have been made in the case.

March 29: Roosevelt Wood, 29, shot on Campbellton Road. Wood was shot repeatedly during an argument at the Cascade Glen complex on Campbellton Road. Six weeks later, a suspect, Damieon Rutland, was arrested in Oklahoma.

March 26: Elexcia Banks, 40, shot on Alexandria Drive. Banks was killed outside Deerwood Park in southwest Atlanta. In surveillance footage, a man can be seen standing next to a red vehicle and firing a gun before leaving the scene. The case remains under investigation.

March 26: Tariq Lockhart, 28, shot March 7 on Howell Place. Lockhart who lived in Memphis, died after being shot in the chest at a southwest Atlanta home. Another man was injured, according to police, and was later charged with Lockhart’s murder after the case became a homicide investigation on March 26.

March 25: Claudly Pierre, 21, shot on Fairburn Road. Investigators believe Pierre may have been shot elsewhere before being taken to a gas station. Investigators later released surveillance images of the suspect. On June 14, 20-year-old Isaiah Nichols was arrested and charged with murder.

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Metro Atlanta' s spa shooting victims. Clockwise from top left: Yong Ae Yue; Xiaojie “Emily” Tan; Delaina Ashley Yaun Gonzalez; Suncha Kim; Paul Andre Michels; Daoyou Feng; Hyun Jung Grant and Soon Chung Park

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Metro Atlanta' s spa shooting victims.
Clockwise from top left: Yong Ae Yue; Xiaojie “Emily” Tan; Delaina Ashley Yaun Gonzalez; Suncha Kim; Paul Andre Michels; Daoyou Feng; Hyun Jung Grant and Soon Chung Park
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Metro Atlanta' s spa shooting victims. Clockwise from top left: Yong Ae Yue; Xiaojie “Emily” Tan; Delaina Ashley Yaun Gonzalez; Suncha Kim; Paul Andre Michels; Daoyou Feng; Hyun Jung Grant and Soon Chung Park

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Credit: Family Photos

March 16: Soon Park, 74; Hyun Grant, 51; Suncha Kim, 69; and Yong Yue, 63; all shot on Piedmont Road. All four were victims of a shooting spree at three metro Atlanta spas. After four victims were shot to death at a spa in Cherokee County, a gunman drove to Atlanta where the four women were shot to death, according to investigators in both counties. Suspect Robert Aaron Young has been charged with eight counts of murder.

March 13: Ronald Barner, 58, shot on Valeland Avenue. Barner was killed on a morning walk through this southwest Atlanta neighborhood. An arrest was later made in the case.

March 12: Jerome Grant, 42, shot on Alfred Road. After Grant’s death, family members said a video of the killing was uploaded to Instagram by a witness. A suspect, Jerome Pazhedath, was later arrested and charged with murder.

March 8: Justin Cody, 40, shot on Center Hill Avenue. Cody’s body was discovered in a vehicle that crashed and burned in northwest Atlanta following NBA All-Star weekend. Cody was an aspiring rapper known as Decatur Slim. In April, Michael Clark was arrested and charged with murder in the case.

Feb. 27: Antonio Holder, 53, shot on Moreland Avenue. Holder was killed during a fight outside an East Atlanta auto repair shop. Lashon Grace, 42, was arrested moments later.

Feb. 25: Solomon Howard, 33, shot on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. Howard was found slumped inside his orange Land Rover SUV on the I-20 East ramp to the Downtown Connector. Alphonso McCoy, 19, was later arrested and charged with murder.

Feb. 21: Kemontae Wheeler, 25, shot on Flat Shoals Road. Wheeler was killed outside a Chevron gas station after a verbal dispute, according to police. Two suspects, Antonio R. Henderson and Torri D. Crowder, were both later arrested and charged with murder.

Feb. 17: Cornelius Morgan, 25, shot on Donald Lee Hollowell Parkway. Morgan was known as Lil C, according to his obituary. A suspect, 32-year-old Johnathan Coleman, was charged with his murder in March.

Feb. 17: Kenyata Broughton, 46, stabbed on Murphy Avenue. Broughton was killed at a nonprofit housing complex called Phoenix House. Troy Anthony Williams and Marlon Walker were both arrested in the case. Williams was charged with murder and Walker was charged with tampering with evidence.

Feb. 15: Malika Westbrooks, infant, killed on Boulevard. Six-month-old Malika was not breathing when officers were called to her family’s apartment. She died at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Hughes Spalding, according to police. Her step-father, Demarcus Dobbs, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder.

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Police searching for 12-year-old's killer 2 weeks after he was shot

Police searching for 12-year-old's killer 2 weeks after he was shot
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Police searching for 12-year-old's killer 2 weeks after he was shot

Feb. 10: David Mack, 12, was reported missing Feb. 9. The next day, his body was found along a creek bed between Shirley Drive and the John A. White Golf Course, not far from his home. He had been shot repeatedly. No one has been charged in the case.

Feb. 10: Jarmel Jowers, 29, shot on I-85 southbound. Jowers was one of two men shot in a car shortly after 5 a.m. in Midtown. The other man survived. No arrests have been made in the case.

Feb. 9: Richard Caldwell, 33, shot on Greenhaven Drive. Investigators believe Caldwell was killed by a younger cousin after a fight escalated to gunfire. Adarious Caldwell was charged with murder.

Feb. 5: Floyd Henry, 35, was shot Dec. 28, 2020, on Washington Street in southwest Atlanta. He died from his injuries Jan. 9, according to his obituary. And on Feb. 5, Henry’s death became an APD homicide investigation. No arrests have been made.

Feb. 3: Jahmal Hunter, 28, shot on Sawtell Avenue. Hunter was one of three found shot inside a car. The other two survived, according to police. The investigation continues in the case.

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Trelle Hough, 23, was shot on Sylvan Road at a gas station. He was a father of three, including infant twins and a 1-year-old.

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Trelle Hough, 23, was shot on Sylvan Road at a gas station. He was a father of three, including infant twins and a 1-year-old.
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Trelle Hough, 23, was shot on Sylvan Road at a gas station. He was a father of three, including infant twins and a 1-year-old.

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Feb. 1: Trelle Hough, 23, was shot on Sylvan Road at a gas station. He was a father of three, including infant twins and a 1-year-old. In April, suspect Demetrius Stroud was arrested in Chattanooga, according to police.

Jan. 24: Brandon Hamilton, 44, shot on Piedmont Road. Hamilton was shot while driving his Rolls-Royce and crashed into a tree. No arrests have been made in the case.

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Ja’Kendrick Taylor, 19, shot on Fairburn Road. He lived in Douglasville

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Ja’Kendrick Taylor, 19, shot on Fairburn Road. He lived in Douglasville
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Ja’Kendrick Taylor, 19, shot on Fairburn Road. He lived in Douglasville

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Jan. 20: Ja’Kendrick Taylor, 19, shot on Fairburn Road. Taylor was found after a passerby spotted a burning Chevrolet Impala. He lived in Douglasville.

Jan. 18: Walter Hamilton, 39, beaten to death on Metropolitan Parkway. Hamilton was found in the parking lot of a carwash. He had blunt force trauma to the head. Jimmy Nyambo, 43, was taken into custody within 24 hours of the discovery of Hamilton’s body.

Jan. 17: Michael Williams, 37, shot on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. Investigators believe Williams was killed in a murder-suicide inside an apartment.

Jan. 13: Terrance Pickett, 40, was injured Nov. 13, 2016, in a southwest Atlanta parking lot on Bent Creek Way. On Jan. 13, 2021, his death was ruled a homicide, according to police. No arrests have been made.

Jan. 7: Deandre Houston, 29, shot on Luckie Street. Houston, whose friends called him Padre, was found dead outside the Encore Hookah Bar & Bistro. No arrests have been made in the case.

Jan. 6: Sheikh Sonko, 25, shot on General Truman Street. Sonko, who lived in Kennesaw, was found dead at a northwest Atlanta office park. No arrests have been made in the case.

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Ernesto Anderson, 32, was shot on I-20 westbound and Capital Avenue. Anderson was shot in the head inside his car.

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Ernesto Anderson, 32, was shot on I-20 westbound and Capital Avenue. Anderson was shot in the head inside his car.
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Ernesto Anderson, 32, was shot on I-20 westbound and Capital Avenue. Anderson was shot in the head inside his car.

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Jan. 4: Ernesto Anderson, 32, was shot on I-20 westbound and Capital Avenue. Anderson was shot in the head inside his car. The father of four later died from his injuries. No one has been charged in the case.

Jan. 4: Jonathon Middlebrooks, 54, shot on King Alfred Drive. Investigators believe Middlebrooks was killed by his son, 24-year-old Joshua Middlebrooks. The younger Middlebrooks was charged with murder.