Second arrest made in double shooting at Decatur apartment complex

Antonio Monquez Payne
Antonio Monquez Payne

A second arrest has been made in connection with a deadly double shooting at a Decatur apartment complex.

Antonio Monquez Payne, 29, of Riverdale, is charged with the murder of Warren Lewis Sills on April 6 at the Brittany Place Apartments, the DeKalb County sheriff’s office said in a news release Monday afternoon. Sills was killed during what deputies called “an alleged drug transaction” in the 3200 block of Covington Drive.

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A warrant for Payne’s arrest was issued last week. Members of the DeKalb sheriff’s Fugitive Unit, with aid from the U.S. Marshals Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, took Payne into custody at a home in Riverdale.

Police previously said they found Sills, 38, of Covington, in a car at the apartment complex.

Quentin Rozier
Quentin Rozier

Credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

Credit: DeKalb County Sheriff's Office

Quentin Rozier, 37, was arrested last week on felony murder and aggravated assault charges in connection with the deadly shooting. He and Payne are both in the DeKalb County Jail. Police did not clarify Monday what roles the men allegedly played in Sills’ death.

Police also located another victim, 30-year-old Dondrey Moore, at a McDonald’s on Memorial Drive near Decatur.

When officers arrived at the McDonald’s, they found Moore bleeding from his chest, according to the police report. He had a gunshot wound to his left hand and another to his upper chest just under his neck, the report said.

Moore said he and Sills went to the apartment complex earlier in the night to pick up someone to go to a party. The two men were sitting in a silver Infiniti, while another man standing outside the car talked and laughed with them, the report said. That man then started shooting at the car, the report said.

Moore told officers he got out of the car and ran. Eventually, a man picked him up and he asked him to drive to the McDonald’s.

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The two suffered non life-threatening injuries