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One Dead, Two Critically Wounded in Shooting at Colony Apartments

A suspect was arrested; police said he was holding two children and a woman hostage near the scene of the crime.

One man was killed and another man and a woman were critically injured in a shooting at the Colony of Stone Mountain apartment complex in unincorporated Stone Mountain.

A man who was holding two children and a woman hostage near the crime scene has been arrested, DeKalb police said. He is charged with murder, aggravated assault and kidnapping. 

Police officers who were responding to a domestic disturbance call found the three victims at 2:20 Wednesday morning. The victims were taken to a hospital.

The dead man is believed to be in his 20s, police said in a statement. He wasn't identified in the release. 

Wendy Martin October 24, 2012 at 01:04 AM
I was really considering moving to Dekalb County, but thanks to the patch they is making my choice much easier with all of the crime. I am thinking twice about moving here!!
Chantelle November 28, 2012 at 04:26 PM
Dekalb is not a bad place, like most of the metro area it has pockets of not so desirable areas.

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