Man charged with murder in Atlanta music studio shooting

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ATLANTA - Police have arrested a man on a murder charge in the shooting death of another man on Lakewood Avenue.

Atlanta Police homicide investigator said they had probable cause to charge Christopher Ballard, 22, with murder.  He turned himself in at the Fulton County Jail Thursday, according to police. 

Ballard is accused in the shooting of 22-year of Anthony Hill.

On July 12, around 2 a.m., officers responded to 1316 Lakewood Ave. in Southeast Atlanta.  Upon arrival, officers said they located a man who suffered a gunshot wound to the head. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

The victim was later identified as Hill.

Authorities said they did not believe the shooting was random.

Hill’s family held a vigil and pleaded for answers in the weeks after his killing.