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.


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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