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DeKalb Police: Attempted robbery leaves one suspect dead

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DeKalb Police: Attempted robbery leaves one suspect dead

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This photo shows the aftermath of a shooting that occurred in greater Decatur. Photo provided to Decaturish.


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Decatur, GA — An attempted robbery on Nov. 22 resulted in the death of one of the suspects.

Police responded to the call at 706 Rimington Lane, which is part of the Clarion Apartments. The address is just outside the Decatur city limits but is in the 30030 zip code. Decaturish has requested a copy of the police report.

A map showing the approximate location of the incident. Image obtained via Google maps.

DeKalb Police responded to the call around 2:45 a.m.

“It appears that three men and one female attempted to rob one man,” a spokesperson for the Police Department said. “During the attempted robbery, one of the three men and the [robbery victim] exchanged gunfire. The man who died, age 22, was one of the four attempted robbers. His other three accomplices were arrested last night and are in the county jail.”

Police have not determined whether the intended target of the robbery will face any charges related to this incident.

“The names of the persons arrested and charged with Felony Murder and Armed Robbery are Adbahlikae Bernard, Martell Murray and Christian Broadnax,” a spokesperson for the Police Department said. “The person who died is 22-year-old Devante Harris.”

Police declined to release additional details on Monday evening, Nov. 23.

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