Shooting between roommates leaves 1 dead in DeKalb

Credit: Henri Hollis

Credit: Henri Hollis

One man is dead and another is in custody after a dispute between roommates escalated into gunfire, according to DeKalb County police.

Officers responded at about 3 a.m. Monday to the 3800 block of Emerald North Drive in reference to a person shot. The victim was identified as Douglas Grant, 52.

“During the altercation, the suspect shot the victim, killing him,” a police spokesman said.

Timothy Butler, 47, was arrested.

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