A man accused of shooting a teenager during a botched drug deal was arrested Wednesday morning, Clayton County officials said.
Ferante Dewberry, 28, of Morrow, is believed to be the trigger man in 18-year-old Kheron Cunningham’s fatal shooting, the first in 11 years for the city. Dewberry is the third person arrested in the homicide.
Police arrested Rhaquan Clyde, 18, at a home in Morrow on Thursday. Rasheen Garrett, 22, was captured in Albany on Friday.
According to officials, Cunningham met with the three men Aug. 20 in an apparent drug deal and was shot and killed during the transaction. His body was found near railroad tracks.
Dewberry remains in the Clayton County jail on murder and weapons charges. Clyde and Garrett are also in jail on murder and party to a crime charges. Garrett also faces a probation violation.
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