News Report: Arrest Made in Shooting Death at Mountain Crest Apartments

AJC article reports that Shaquell Heppard, 18, was charged with murder.

An 18-year-old has been charged with murder in the March 12 at the in unincorporated Stone Mountain, according to an article in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

The newspaper, citing DeKalb County jail records, reports that Shaquell Heppard was arrested Friday afternoon by DeKalb Sheriff's deputies.

Hickson, 21, was found by police in an apartment building breezeway; he'd been shot in the torso, according to the AJC, which also reported that Hickson was taken to DeKalb Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The AJC said a DeKalb County police officer said Hickson had been involved in an ongoing dispute with Heppard. The officer told the AJC that Heppard shot Hickson, then took off in a  a silver Chevrolet Impala.


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