A Wounded Man Sought Treatment at an Atlanta Hospital. He Left in Cuffs with a Murder Charge, Cops Say.

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May 3 2023, Published 4:55 p.m. ET

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A Georgia man showed up at an Atlanta hospital with a gunshot wound, but he left in cuffs after police determined he was wanted on murder charges, according to authorities.

On May 1, police responded to Grady Memorial Hospital in Atlanta to speak with 24-year-old Jekhari Marignay, who was shot somewhere in Union City, the Atlanta Police Department said.

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Officers ran his name and discovered Marignay had active warrants for a murder charge.

Police were able to connect the charges to a deadly shooting that took place on Jan. 28, officials said.

Around 4 p.m. on Jan. 28, officers pulled over a vehicle on the highway. Police learned the driver of the vehicle was trying to get a gunshot victim to Grady Memorial Hospital, according to authorities.

However, the victim, whose name was not released, died before he made it to the emergency room, officials said.

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Marignay was charged with murder, aggravated assault and possession of a felony during the commission of a crime, police said. He is currently in police custody at Grady Detention.

No details were given regarding Marignay’s shooting in Union City.


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