“Meanwhile, one of the men involved in the dispute was also shot and is in a local hospital with serious injuries,” spokesperson Michaela Vincent said in a news release Friday morning. “The other individuals involved fled the scene and have not been identified.”
That wounded person proved to be the 14-year-old suspect who was arrested Friday afternoon. Police charged the teen, whose name was not released, with felony murder and armed robbery in connection with Battle’s shooting death.
It was not clear how many people were arguing outside the gas station, but Vincent confirmed Battle and his family were not involved.
Anyone with information is asked to contact DeKalb homicide detectives at 770-724-7850. Tipsters can remain anonymous, and be eligible for rewards of up to $2,000, by contacting Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-8477, texting information to 274637 or visiting the Crime Stoppers website.
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