These men are being called persons of interest in the case of fatal shooting in northwest Atlanta.
Photo: Courtesy Atlanta Police Department
Photo: Courtesy Atlanta Police Department

Atlanta police trying to ID 2 persons of interest in deadly home invasion

Police need the public’s help to identify two persons of interest in a deadly home invasion in northwest Atlanta last week.

Jerrick Jackson, 47, was shot multiple times in the torso early last Tuesday as he tried to fight off robbers attempting to force their way into his Lowe Street residence, police said. He was the younger brother of Gospel Tabernacle Cathedral’s Bishop Wiley Jackson.

The persons of interest use the nicknames “Tre-Tre” and “Big Poppa” and are 16 to 20 years old, Atlanta police Officer John Chafee said. They both frequent the Four Seasons/Thomasville area south of downtown Atlanta, police said.

Last week, police released surveillance footage of three persons of interest in the case.

Tuesday afternoon, more than 50 churches joined with Bishop Wiley Jackson to offer a $5,000 reward to help find the assailants, Channel 2 Action News reported.

Anyone with information on “Tre-Tre” and “Big Poppa” should call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477 or homicide investigators at 404-546-4235.

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