Suspect arrested after man shot, killed in Old Fourth Ward

Witnesses said the suspect and the victim argued before shots were fired in the 400 block of Boulevard in the northeast Atlanta neighborhood, according to Atlanta police.
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Witnesses said the suspect and the victim argued before shots were fired in the 400 block of Boulevard in the northeast Atlanta neighborhood, according to Atlanta police.

A man was arrested and charged with murder after a shooting at an Old Fourth Ward apartment building Sunday afternoon.

Eddie Jackson, 52, is also charged with aggravated assault in connection with the fatal shooting, which happened in the 400 block of Boulevard, Atlanta police said Monday.

Witnesses said the suspect and the victim argued before shots were fired in the northeast Atlanta neighborhood, according to police. The victim, whose name was not released, was dead when officers arrived about 3:45 p.m.

Police identified Jackson as a suspect Sunday and he turned himself in at the Atlanta Police headquarters the same day.

He was booked into the Fulton County Jail, where he remains.