Police on Friday released the names of three men wanted on murder charges in connection with the fatal shooting of a 68-year-old outside a DeKalb County gas station Monday.
Jesse Turner III was shot at a BP station at River and Panthersville roads after a confrontation with the men, DeKalb police spokeswoman Michaela Vincent said.
It’s unclear what led to the argument, but police said the three suspects — identified as Charlie Geddis, 22, Tyler Anderson, 23, and Antonio Crowley, 21 — were driving a red Nissan Altima that was reported stolen in August. That car was later found burning on River Road, which is about two miles from the gas station, Vincent said.
Police believe after setting fire to the car, the suspects left in a red or burgundy Chevrolet Tahoe with aftermarket rims.
The SUV is registered to Geddis, police said.
Police said they aren’t sure which suspect allegedly pulled the trigger.
Karltez White told Channel 2 Action News he is having a hard time making sense of his friend’s death.
“Everybody he touched, he just dropped knowledge on them, teaching them how to live life, how to be just a good human being,” he said. “I have never known this man to get into any altercation with anybody.”
Anyone with information about the shooting or the suspects’ whereabouts is asked to call DeKalb police at 770-724-7850.
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