CHAMBLEE, Ga. - Police are searching for a killer who was captured on surveillance video inside a recording studio in Chamblee.
Chamblee police shared the footage from inside Vision Studios. Police said the man shot and killed Dexter Mizelle on Nov. 9.
The video shows a man wearing an Ohio State sweatshirt walk up to studio 511. Mizelle, 35, opens the door and moments later the two men are fighting. Police said they believe the men knew each other.
Police said the man shot Mizelle in the chest. In the video, someone appears in the hallway, but runs off when the suspect points a gun in his direction. Mizelle died at the hospital.
“He’s very faithful and loyal to anybody he loved or he thought was his friend. He was very loyal to them,” Mizelle’s mother, Joyce Goss, said.
Goss said she believes that’s what led to her son’s death. He was working at the studio for his older brother, who she said went to jail weeks ago on drug charges.
Goss told Channel 2’s Amy Napier-Viteri he had only worked at the studio for a couple of weeks to help out his brother.
Chamblee police Sgt. Ernesto Ford said investigators found thousands of dollars in cash and drugs inside the studio.
“If you know Dexter, and you know anything about Dexter, that was not Dexter’s lifestyle,” Goss said.
Goss said Dexter did facilities maintenance work in College Park and believes he got into a bad situation trying to help his older brother. She’s hopeful someone who knows the man in the video will come forward.
“I’m not angry because I know Dexter, I know where he is, but I’m sad because I’m going to miss my son. I’m going to miss him,” Goss said.