Suspect in fatal Brookhaven shooting in police custody - CBS46 News

Suspect in fatal Brookhaven shooting in police custody

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Source: Brookhaven Police Source: Brookhaven Police

A suspect accused in a fatal shooting at an apartment complex in Brookhaven on June 1 is in police custody after being arrested Wednesday morning.

The shooting occurred in the 2900 block of Clairmont Road at the Avana Uptown Apartments, according to a spokesperson with Brookhaven police.

The victim, identified as 26 year-old Travis Ridley, was taken to Grady Hospital where he later died.

Police say 24 year-old Edward Tavarez of Norcross is accused of killing Ridley. He had been on the run for nearly two weeks before being arrested at a home in Stone Mountain.

Tavarez is charged with murder and armed robbery.

Police have not determined a motive for the shooting.

This is a developing story. Check back with for the latest developments.

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