A 23-year-old man was shot to death over the weekend while allegedly handing a gun to another man in Clayton County. And police on Monday said they have charged that man in the shooting.
The shooting happened around 6:45 p.m. Saturday on Faith Cove in College Park, police spokeswoman Jaquitta Williams said.
The suspect allegedly told police that the victim, Gerson Eusebe, had been handling a handgun that the suspect had recently purchased, Williams said. The victim, with muzzle facing him, handed the gun back to the suspect, police said.
Joseph told police thay after he took hold of the weapon within seconds the gun "just went off" and the victim fell to the floor, Williams said. Eusebe died at the scene, she said.
Investigators found six counterfeit $20 bills at the location, police said.
Two Wanted in Shooting at Gas Station in College Park
A man and a woman are wanted in connection with a shooting that happened at a College Park gas station, and police said the victim was still in critical condition more than a week after being shot.
Now Crime Stoppers Greater Atlanta is offering a reward of up to $2,000 for information that would lead to the arrest and indictment of the suspects, of whom only one has been identified, according to College Park police said Monday. They have released photos of Weaver and the man they believe may have been with her.
Investigators said 28-year-old Shanice Jamila Weaver and an unidentified male are wanted for aggravated assault in the shooting that happened around 11:30 p.m. on June 29 at the Texaco gas station at 5209 West Fayetteville Road.
The two were said to be driving a gold or tan vehicle, possibly a Crown Victoria.
Anyone with information on Weaver or the unidentified man should call 911 or the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404) 577-TIPS (8477). The tip line can also be reached online at http://www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or by texting the tip to CRIMES (274637).