DeKalb County

Fight over woman leaves 1 dead, 3 injured inside DeKalb restaurant, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. — One man is dead and three others are injured after a shooting inside a restaurant at the South DeKalb Mall.

Police say they responded to Fletchers at the mall just before 11:30 p.m. Friday night.

When they arrived four men had been shot. All of them were taken to area hospitals in serious to critical condition. One of the victims died from his injuries on Saturday morning. The other three victims are expected to recover.

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The victim killed in the shooting has been identified as 48-year-old Daletavious McGuire.

Investigators say the incident started as an argument over a woman, which then escalated into gunfire.

Police told Channel 2′s Justin Carter they believe a customer was intoxicated when he got into an argument with either another customer or employee and began shooting.


Police say they have several leads, but have not yet made any arrests.


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