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Police Release Video Connected to Atlanta Shooting

In other area headlines, a body was found in a Georgia home, and police are searching the scene of an attempted Kennesaw abduction.

Police Release Video Connected to Midtown Shooting 

The Atlanta Police Department has released a video connected to this weekend’s deadly shooting in Midtown. The department is asking for assistance from the public in identifying the group of people seen in the attached video. 

Peachtree City’s Morrie Brooks, 24, was shot as he walked to his car in a Spring Street parking lot behind the Varsity restaurant about 4:20 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6. Read more...

Police Search Scene of Attempted Kennesaw Abduction

The Kennesaw Police Department this week will return to a wooded area in Kennesaw where a man attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl as she played Saturday night with a friend.

According to a police incident report, a man with a black hoodie, black pants, blue ski mask and yellow gloves grabbed the girl on her left ankle in a wooded area between Sumit Wood Drive and the tennis courts at the Westover subdivision.

The girl screamed, broke free and ran toward her friends. But the 6-foot-tall man reappeared and and grabbed the girl's arm, an officer wrote in the report. Read more...

Body Found Buried at Winder Home

A body believed to be that of a missing Florida man was found buried at a Winder, GA residence. Two brothers were arrested after Winder police unearthed the body of a white male partially covered in concrete Monday afternoon. Read more...

2nd Arrest Made in Tech Dorm Armed Robbery

DeKalb authorities arrested Terrance Watley on Wednesday afternoon and charged him with armed robbery and burglary in connection with the July 1 on-campus dorm room robbery at Georgia Tech.

Watley, 21, was apprehended at 5 p.m. in front of Crestview Apartments at 4946 Snapfinger Woods Drive in Decatur. He and co-defendant Steven Terry—who recently was arrested and charged with armed robbery, burglary and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon in connection with the incident—allegedly followed other students into the North Avenue Apartments East to commit their crimes during the morning in question. Read more...

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