Gang shooting suspect captured while celebrating birthday at Sandy Springs restaurant

SANDY SPRINGS, Ga. — A man wanted for a gang-related shooting is no longer on the street.

Sandy Springs Police say the Atlanta Police Department Gang Unit contacted their Street Crimes Unit about a gang member with several aggravated assault warrants who could be in Sandy Springs.

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SCU Detectives found Tanquevious Lucas at the popular restaurant ‘Ray’s on the River’ where he was celebrating his birthday, according to Sandy Springs Police.

Investigators say Lucas was armed with a gun with an extended magazine containing 29 rounds. He was arrested without incident.


Lucas is now charged with possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in addition to the charges he faces in Atlanta.

Channel 2 Action News reached out to Atlanta Police to learn the details on the crimes Lucan is accused of committing.

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