Two additional suspects in the fatal Barcelona Wine Bar shooting have been arrested, Atlanta police said Wednesday.
Ira Troy Williams, 19, was taken into custody in the 5605 block of Rockbridge Road in Stone Mountain about 2 p.m., police said. Terry Andre Jones, 19, of Snellville, was arrested earlier this week.
Both men were booked into the Fulton County jail on murder charges in connection with the Nov. 19 shooting death of Chelsea Beller. Jones was also charged with armed robbery and is being held without bond, according to the jail spokeswoman.
“Jones had just landed at Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport in the early morning when he was met at the gate by Fugitive Unit investigators and taken into custody,” Officer Donald Hannah said in a statement.
Atlanta police arrested the first suspect, 21-year-old Samuel Ott, on Dec. 23. He remains in the Fulton County jail on felony murder, aggravated assault, kidnapping and false imprisonment charges.
A second suspect, Carlous Demar Bailey, 20, was charged Jan. 12, following his arrest in a separate armed robbery in Decatur. He remains in the DeKalb County jail.
Authorities say the masked men entered the bar on Howell Mill Road in northwest Atlanta while employees were closing the restaurant. Beller opened the safe for the suspects, but was shot in the restaurant office and died from her injuries.
DNA evidence obtained from the scene led authorities to Ott, whose DNA was already in a criminal database. In 2014, Ott was convicted of theft by receiving stolen property and eluding police in Rockdale County and spent three months in jail.
In June 2015, Ott spent eight days in the Fulton County jail for violating terms of his probation, jail records showed. By the end of the year, he was in prison again following a conviction on three counts of entering a vehicle in Clayton County, according to the Department of Corrections. He was on parole following his release.
Bailey was arrested twice in 2015, in February on a charge of theft by receiving stolen property and in August on a charge of burglary, according to DeKalb County jail records.
Atlanta police have not released a motive on what led to the shooting.
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