2 teens charged with murder after Gwinnett shooting

Bailey Foney-Ray (left) and Christopher Tavarez face murder charges in connection with a Gwinnett County shooting. (Credit: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office)

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Bailey Foney-Ray (left) and Christopher Tavarez face murder charges in connection with a Gwinnett County shooting. (Credit: Gwinnett County Sheriff's Office)

Gwinnett police arrested two teenagers Sunday after a 19-year-old man was found dead after a shooting Saturday.

Christopher Tavarez, 18, of Duluth, and Bailey Foney-Ray, 18, were arrested and charged with murder, aggravated assault and conspiracy, police spokesman Cpl. Benjamin Finney said.

Both teens have been booked into the Gwinnett County Jail.

J’Kobe Wilkerson, 19, of Duluth, was found dead in a breezeway about 5:15 p.m. at the Bridgewater Apartments on Ridge Brook Trail in Gwinnett County, Finney said.

A resident who called 911 said someone came by the apartment and might have been shot.

Officers who arrived on the scene located another man, who was taken to Gwinnett Medical Center with injuries. His condition was not released.

Police are trying to figure out the relationship between the victims.

"The exact relationship between the two men is unknown at this time,” Finney said. “That's still under investigation by the homicide unit."

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Darius (last name not reported) told Channel 2 Action News kids were playing outside just before a shooting at a Gwinnett County apartment complex.

Darius (last name not reported) told Channel 2 Action News kids were playing outside just before a shooting at a Gwinnett County apartment complex.

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Darius (last name not reported) told Channel 2 Action News kids were playing outside just before a shooting at a Gwinnett County apartment complex.

Witnesses told Channel 2 they heard arguing, but they weren’t sure the cause.

"There were kids playing outside, riding bikes and it just broke out like a fight," Darius  (no last name given) told Channel 2.

Authorities have not identified either of the men.