A teenager was killed at a Texaco in southwest Atlanta on Friday. (Credit: Channel 2 Action News)

Teen arrested in deadly gas station shooting

Police arrested one of the people they believe is connected to a shooting that killed a teenager at a Texaco in southwest Atlanta on Friday.

Darryl Oliver, 19, is believed to be the person who shot 17-year-old Daronaldo Wilkerson at the gas station on the 1900 block of Sylvan Road, Channel 2 Action News reported. Wilkerson was inside a stolen car at the time of the shooting, police said.  

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Police said several other people were in the car at the time. They have not said what led to the shooting. 

In a GoFundMe page to raise money for funeral expenses, Wilkerson’s mother, Tasandra Wilkerson, said her son “was such a gentleman, with a kind heart who loved to laugh.”

He was a student at Mays High School and was one of six children.


Police did not release details about how Oliver was caught. They are still searching for a man seen running from the shooting scene wearing a white shirt, Channel 2 reported. 

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The car in the shooting has since been impounded as evidence, Channel 2 reported. The owner told the news station she was getting her two children ready for school when she realized it was stolen. 

Police found the 2011 Ford Focus and told her it was involved in a deadly shooting. 

“I didn't really know how to process it,” she said. “I saw my car on the news, and I was in utter shock.” 

In other words:

Several witness said, the sound of the wreck they will never forget and it was the worst thing they'd ever seen in their lifetime.

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