Police officer charged in Lyft driver’s murder

FULTON COUNTY, GA – An officer from the Atlanta Police Department (APD) is facing charges for the alleged murder of his Lyft driver. The officer, Koby Minor, was taken into custody by the Union City Police Department. He resigned from APD, effective immediately, on the same day as his arrest. Union City Police were called to South Fulton Parkway, at the intersection of Stonewall Tell Road, before 1 a.m., upon receiving reports of a shooting. Upon …

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Six shot and two killed outside nightclub

ATLANTA, GA – A violent incident erupted in an Atlanta nightclub, Elleven45 Lounge, in the early hours of Sunday, resulting in two fatalities and four injuries, according to local law enforcement. The Atlanta Police Department reported that they were alerted to the incident just prior to 2:30 a.m. at the establishment, located in the city’s Buckhead neighborhood on Peachtree Road NW. Upon arrival, officers discovered six individuals with gunshot wounds. Medical personnel pronounced two of …

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Three officers shot in standoff with gunman

ATLANTA, GA – Saturday evening in Atlanta witnessed a deadly altercation between an armed suspect and the police, leaving the suspect dead and three officers injured. The sequence of events began to unfold around 5:15 p.m. when the Atlanta Police Department received a call about an armed individual in the vicinity of the 1400 block of Desoto Avenue SW, as per Police Chief Darin Schierbaum. The responding officers were faced with a suspect armed with …

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Six-year-old boy found unresponsive at fire station

ATLANTA, GA – Recently issued warrants have unveiled unsettling specifics about the circumstances surrounding the demise of a 6-year-old boy named Tobias Perkins Jr., who was discovered unresponsive at an Atlanta firehouse. Dashon Jones, 24, was arrested and is facing charges of murder and child cruelty in connection with the death of young Tobias. Jones is currently held at the Fulton County Jail and was already facing unrelated charges when the warrants were delivered. The …

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Teenager killed at Six Flags in shootout with police

ATLANTA, GA – A teenage boy, aged 15, is in critical condition following a shooting incident in the vicinity of Six Flags Over Georgia, a renowned amusement park located in the suburbs of Atlanta. The event unfolded on Sunday, with authorities reporting that the police had engaged in a gunfight with a group of individuals. On Saturday, officers from the Cobb County Police Department were deployed near the amusement park’s entrance to manage the crowd. …

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Teen suspect of school shooting turns himself in

ATLANTA, GA – The 14-year-old suspect involved in the shooting of four students in an Atlanta high school parking lot on Valentine’s Day has surrendered himself to the authorities. The teenage suspect’s surrender has been confirmed by the Atlanta Police Department (APD. The young teen is currently facing a series of charges, including possession of a firearm by a minor and on school grounds and four counts of aggravated assault. On this day of love …

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Man robbed of his dog then murdered by suspects

ATLANTA, GA – A bounty has been set up in Georgia for leads on the culprits accused of a deadly theft that took place in southwest Atlanta on Monday evening. The victims of this grim incident were 44-year-old Samuel “JR” Harris, who lost his life, and his dog, Tequilla, who was abducted. The Atlanta Police Department reported that Harris was ambushed by a group while walking Tequilla near Mitchell Street SW and Joseph E. Lowery …

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McDonald’s shooting leaves woman dead, suspect arrested

ATLANTA, GA – The Atlanta Police Department has arrested a 19-year-old woman following a fatal altercation at a local McDonald’s restaurant. Law enforcement was called to the scene on Ralph David Abernathy Blvd. right before 2:45 in the afternoon on a Wednesday. What began as a dispute between two women inside the fast-food establishment escalated into a shooting, leaving one woman tragically dead. Hospital staff pronounced the victim dead due to her sustained gunshot wounds. …

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Unresponsive man found shot on highway ramp

ATLANTA, GA – After a man was found shot on Friday afternoon near North Druid Hills Road close to Interstate 85, investigators are now seeking the public’s assistance in their search for the perpetrator. Information from passing motorists who used the route between 4 p.m. and 4:45 p.m. could prove essential in cracking the case. The incident led to the closure of the southbound I-85 on-ramp for several hours, although the ramp has since reopened. …

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Bond denied to man accused of killing Subway employee over a sandwich

ATLANTA, GA – A local judge has denied bond to a man accused of fatally shooting a Subway employee in Atlanta after a dispute about a sandwich. Melvin Williams, 36, is currently in custody on multiple charges, including murder, felony murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, first-degree criminal damage to property, cruelty to children, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. Williams was arrested in June 2022, only a day …

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