Detroit man accused of shooting Clark Atlanta student arrested in hometown

Months after a Clark Atlanta University student was shot in the stomach, Atlanta police arrested a man who fled to his hometown during the investigation.  

Jabari Story-Stewart, 19, of Detroit, was booked into the Fulton County jail Monday on charges of aggravated battery, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. 

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Story-Stewart had been on the run since the Dec. 1 shooting of 22-year-old Craig Burns. 

The two had been in an altercation the day before, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported. 

“Following the altercation, Burns returned to his room where the shooting occurred,” the university said in a statement. 

The next day, Atlanta police responded to a Beckwith Street home and found Burns shot in the stomach. 

“The bullet traveled to his organs and fractured his spinal cord,” family said in a GoFundMe post. Burns is still recovering from the wound, Atlanta police Sgt. John Chafee told The AJC. 

Story-Stewart has his first court appearance at 11 a.m. Wednesday. 


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