Kristy Forrester (left), Robert Scott (Credit: Fulton County Sheriff's Office)

2 face murder charges in Buckhead shopping center shooting

Two people are facing murder charges in connection with the shooting death of a man outside a Buckhead shopping center, police said Wednesday.

Kristy Forrester and Robert Scott are accused in the June killing of Derrick Dukes, 45, of Atlanta, police said. 

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Police are still investigating the incident, but they believe Forrester and Scott knew Dukes at the time of the shooting outside Piedmont Peachtree Crossing, a shopping center that is home to a Kroger and other retailers and across the street from the Terminus building on Piedmont Road.

Dukes was found with multiple gunshot wounds near a Mercedes shortly after witnesses heard fighting, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution previously reported.

Forrester and Scott remain in the Fulton County jail. 

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