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Update: Suspect charged in murder of man who was shot multiple times in vehicle

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A suspect was arrested Monday for the murder of a Union City man who was shot multiple times in Atlanta.

Mr. Neddrick Smith, 27, was charged with aggravated assault and murder in the death of Mr. Khaseim Walton, according to Atlanta police.

Still, police have not released a motive for the murder that happened on Nov. 25.

Mr. Walton, 30, was shot multiple times that Monday night in southwest Atlanta, and he was transported to Grady Memorial Hospital where he died, police said.

The investigation began around 9 p.m. when officers responded to 1165 Arlington Ave. after getting a 911 call about a person shot, police spokesman Officer John Chafee previously reported.

“Upon arrival officers found a vehicle that had struck a utility pole,” Officer Chafee has said. “The driver appeared to have been shot multiple times.”

The preliminary investigation indicates that the driver came to the location and may have been involved in some type of dispute, Officer Chafee said.

On Saturday, police secured an arrest warrant for Mr. Smith who was arrested Monday by the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force, police saod.

He was interviewed, charged and then transported to the Fulton County Jail, police spokesman Sgt. Gregory Lyon said.

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