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Man charged with shooting death of security guard at Atlanta hookah bar, police say

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Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office; MEGA

Feb. 19 2022, Published 11:07 a.m. ET

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A murder suspect is in custody after he allegedly fatally shot a security guard at an Atlanta bar, authorities said.

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Police arrested Damon John-Michael Wilson, 21, on Feb. 15 in connection to the death of 28-year-old security guard Tyshon Ross almost two weeks earlier, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported.

On Feb. 2, police said, Ross was working at the Encore Hookah Bar and Bistro shortly after midnight when he and Wilson got into a fight.

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Once Ross escorted Wilson outside the establishment, police said, Wilson allegedly shot the guard, who later died from his injuries at an area hospital.

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Police have not released details on what the alleged fight between the two men involved.

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Wilson is charged with murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and simple battery. He was being held without bond at the at the Fulton County jail.

atlanta shooting suspect
Source: Fulton County Sheriff’s Office; MEGA
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