Authorities are asking for the public’s help in finding a murder suspect in DeKalb County.
Demonta Lamar Anderson, 24, is accused of being involved in a domestic dispute that left a man in his mid-50s shot to death at the Aspen Woods Apartments on Flat Shoals Road on Oct. 20, the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said. The victim’s name has not been released.
Investigators said the man was shot as the result of a physical struggle between a couple about 5 a.m., AJC.com previously reported.
Witnesses told DeKalb police the suspect assaulted a woman before the victim was shot. The suspect left the scene in an SUV, and the sheriff’s office said he’s considered armed and dangerous. It’s unclear how Anderson was tied to this investigation.
It is also not clear how the shooting victim got involved in the couple’s dispute. The woman’s injuries were not considered life-threatening.
Anyone with information on Davis' whereabouts or this incident is asked to contact CrimeStoppers at 404-577-8477 or online at www.StopCrimeATL.com. Tips can be sent anonymously and information that leads to an arrest and indictment in this investigation can earn tipsters up to $2,000.
Zachary Hansen, a Georgia native, covers economic development and commercial real estate for the AJC. He's been with the newspaper since 2018 and enjoys diving into complex stories that affect people's lives.