ATLANTA — A 15-year-old boy is facing murder charges for a deadly shooting in southwest Atlanta.
It happened at Lacura Bar and Bistro around 3:30 a.m. Monday on Metropolitan Parkway.
Officers found a man with multiple gunshot wounds. He was taken to the hospital where he later died.
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Investigators identified a 15-year-old suspect Monday and later that evening, secured warrants for his arrest.
The suspect, whose name has not been released, is facing charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a person under 18.
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The teen turned himself in Monday night. He is currently in jail. The Fulton County Medical Examiner’s Office identified the victim a 29-year-old Alan Turner Jr.
In 2016, a shooting left a manager dead and two others injured outside the bar.
Police said an altercation inside the bar led the manager and a security employee to escort a man out. When they got outside, the man opened fire, police said, shooting both the manager and the security guard.
The manager, who police identified as 51-year-old Melvin Allison, died at the scene.
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