Andreas Perkins and Jamal Chandler (Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)

Gang members get life for shooting man to death in front of daughter

Two Atlanta gang members are headed to prison for life plus 60 years for robbing a local drug dealer and shooting him to death in front of his 11-year-old daughter, officials say.

Andreas Perkins, 20, and Jamal Chandler, 30, were convicted Tuesday of murdering Randy Menefee Jan. 26, 2014, Fulton County District Attorney’s Office spokesman Dontaye Carter said. 


Police: Gang member punches Sandy Springs K9 with brass knuckles

Detective resigns amid allegations of helping local gang

Police: Men brought ‘bag of bullets’ to shootout with alleged gang members 

Four men wore masks and barged into Menefee’s Allen Hill apartment, located off Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in northwest Atlanta, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported.

After shooting the 35-year-old father in the chest and left arm, Perkins and Chandler made off with $136, Carter said.

Chandler was charged with murder two days later. Perkins was arrested Feb. 11, 2014, according to jail records. 

In other news:

Couple Arrested For Allegedly Attempting To Sell Baby On Craigslist

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.