Innocent man killed in College Park shootout - CBS46 News

Innocent man killed in College Park shootout

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COLLEGE PARK, GA (CBS46) -

Rochelle Jones said she can't believe her neighbor, Robert Moore, is gone.

“He was a good person, an innocent person is gone,” said Jones Friday.

The 52-year-old husband and father of four was killed around midnight, when a bullet flew through the wall of his apartment and hit him in the head. The apartment is at a complex on the 2600 block of Roosevelt Highway.

Jones said she could hear the gunshots near her window.

“I ducked on the floor, told my family to get on the floor,” said Jones.

The trigger? Police said an argument started around 9 p.m. Thursday, when a group of three people playing basketball began to sit and lean on a car.

Officers said the owner of that car confronted the group and then left to run an errand. They said when he came back, the men hadn't moved, that's when things escalated. Moments later, shots were fired.

Only Moore was hit.

Moore was only living in the apartment temporarily after a fire destroyed his family's home in late April.

“He used to come and give me stuff every day, him and his wife. They said when they first moved out, they said, 'I can see you're a very good person,'" said Jones.

College Park police told CBS46 an arrest has been made. Felerix Cofer, 44, the owner of the car, was charged with illegal possession of a firearm.

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