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Man convicted of murder in 2015 hotel shooting

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A DeKalb County jury has found a man guilty in connection to the murder of 32-year old Franklin Jones. 

Tito Ivey was charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm. 

According to authorities, Jones and Ivey had drinks in the lobby of the Hyatt Place Hotel at Stone Crest on August 2, 2015. After drinks, Jones returned to his room and invited Ivey to the room with his family. Ivey later retrieved his gun and shot Jones.

Ivey told the police that he felt threatened, but investigators did not find a weapon or evidence of harm towards Ivey. 

His sentencing will take place on November 15 by Superior Court Judge Gail Flake. 

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