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Decatur Police announce arrest in fatal shooting on Atlanta Avenue

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Decatur Police announce arrest in fatal shooting on Atlanta Avenue

Decatur Police car. Photo by Dean Hesse.
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Decatur, GA — Decatur Police have announced an arrest in the case of a fatal shooting that occurred on Atlanta Avenue last month.

Decatur Police responded to reports of a shooting on Tuesday, Oct. 24 around 11:40 p.m. in the 700 block of Atlanta Avenue. The police department idenfitied the suspect as David Denson, 41 and announced on Friday, Nov. 10, that he is in custody.

“Officers located an adult male suffering from a gunshot wound,” a Facebook post from the police department on Oct. 25 stated. “The victim was transported to an area hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.”

The case was being investigated by the Decatur Police Department’s Criminal Investigations Division.

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