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Briefs: 2 wanted in deadly shooting; Older man wanted for attempted abduction

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More than a month after a man was shot to death during an armed robbery at a southwest Atlanta apartment complex, police have identified two suspects they believe were involved in his death. And on Wednesday they announced they were searching for the men.
Investigators have obtained warrants, charging Demetrius Fortson, 19, and Jeremy Southern, 24, with murder, according to Atlanta police. And they are asking for the public’s help in finding them.

The shooting happened around 1:30 p.m. March 26 at the Windsor Square Townhomes at 3804 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive, police spokeswoman Officer Kim Jones said.

Investigators said Nicholas Hagood was shot in the chest during an apparent armed robbery at complex. Officers found him already dead in the parking lot.

Anyone with information about the whereabouts of Fortson and Southern is asked to call the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at (404) 577-8477. Crime Stoppers is offering up to $2,000 for information leading to an arrest and indictment of the suspects.

Older Man Attempts to Abduct Teen

Police on Wednesday were searching for a man who attempted to abduct a teenager near a school in Cobb County.

The incident happened around 8:30 a.m. Tuesday on Chapman Drive near Parliament Street in Marietta, according to the Cobb County police department.

Investigators said the juvenile was walking towards the intersection near J.J. Daniel Middle School when she was approached by the suspect in his automobile.
The suspect yelled to her to get in the vehicle as he opened the passenger side door, but when she refused to get in, the man drove away, police spokesman Officer Mike Bowman said.
The car is described as a black Toyota Camry or Toyota Corolla bearing a Georgia handicap license plate with the numbers 120 or 21 in it.
Investigators said the suspect is an older white man with a gray mustache. He was last seen wearing a baseball cap.
Anyone who may have information which may assist investigators with this incident is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Department’s Crimes Against Children’s Unit at (770) 801-3470.

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