The victim, later identified as 33-year-old Richard Caldwell, was pronounced dead when paramedics arrived. His younger cousin, Adarious Caldwell, was taken into custody at the scene, Avery said. According to police, the two were involved in a fight outside the apartment that escalated to gunfire.
Adarious Caldwell, who has an Ellenwood address, was booked into the DeKalb County Jail shortly after 5 a.m. on charges of felony murder and aggravated assault. He remains held without bond, online records show.