DeQunn Watts
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff’s Office
Photo: Clayton County Sheriff’s Office

Man arrested, accused of fatal shooting at Clayton County mobile home park

A man accused of shooting and killing a 20-year-old in a Clayton County mobile home park earlier this month has been arrested, officials said.

DeQunn Watts, 20, was captured Friday morning and charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and aggravated battery in the Jan. 2 death of Dakota Farr in Stockbridge, the Clayton County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release. Watts is in the Clayton County Jail.

Dakota Farr was shot and killed Jan. 2 in Clayton County. (Photo: Channel 2 Action News)

Farr was killed while sitting in his vehicle in a vacant driveway in the 700 block of Hillside Drive.

Police said Farr flagged down officers that night about 4:30 a.m. and told them he had been shot. He was rushed to Southern Regional Medical Center but later died.

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The sheriff’s office said Friday that Watts fired into the vehicle, where Farr was sitting with a woman and a child, hitting both adults. The woman was shot in the left arm and suffered permanent damage, the sheriff’s office said in the release. 

“Three victims were shot ... for no apparent reason,” police said at the time.

Amber Rigsby (Photo: Channel 2 Action News)

Farr’s mother, Amber Rigsby, said her family lives in Spalding County, and they aren’t sure why he and his friends were at the Clayton County mobile home park.

“I’ll never be the same,” she told Channel 2 Action News after his death. “I know my life will never be the same.”

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