Steven Carter

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. (CBS46)-- DeKalb County police are searching for clues after two men were shot at an apartment complex on Covington Highway.

The shooting happened Monday night, just before 10 p.m.

Detectives said while responding to a call for a man shot, officers located a man shot in the leg at the Texaco gas station on Covington Highway, near I-285.

While investigating the man shot in the leg, police said they received a report of a man fatally shot at the Enclave Apartments, also on Covington Highway, across the street from the Texaco.

According to police, both men were shot inside of the apartment, and the man who was shot in the leg ran to the Texaco to call for help.

dekalb fatal shooting

Officers said illegal drugs were found inside of the apartment, however, detectives would like to speak with the man shot in the leg before they rule this as a drug-related shooting.

Investigators said the man killed inside of the apartment lived in the apartment, and police are working to notify his family.

Police say 27-year-old Steven Carter was released from the hospital and transported to Dekalb County Jail. Carter was charged with armed robbery and felony murder. 

The deceased man has been identified as 40-year-old Artagious Clarke.  

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).

Recommended for you

(0) comments

Welcome to the discussion.

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.
Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated.
Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.