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MARTA Police arrest second suspect in Decatur murder

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MARTA Police arrest second suspect in Decatur murder

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MARTA Police arrested a second suspect sought in connection with the July 6 murder of a Decatur man.

Decatur Police said that MARTA Police officers arrested Christonya Section on Sunday, July 10. Another suspect, Jacob Marquez Pyne, was arrested in Tennessee on July 9.

Both are accused of being involved in the murder of Gerard Foster who was fatally shot in the stairwell of the Allen Wilson Apartments in Decatur. Fox 5 Atlanta reports that the victim was a church deacon who was taking his wife to work when the shooting occurred.

In a press release, the Decatur Police Department said the investigation continues.

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