Atlanta Police Make Arrest in Fatal Shooting Investigation

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On February 24, 2024, the Atlanta Police Department’s Homicide Unit made an arrest in connection to a fatal shooting that occurred the previous day.

Jacquez Whitfield, 27 years old, was taken into custody for his alleged involvement in the incident at 630 Travis Street NW. Whitfield faces charges including Murder, Aggravated Assault, and Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony. He was transported to Fulton County Jail for processing.

The events unfolded on February 23rd around 8:09 p.m., when officers from Atlanta Police Zone 5 responded to reports of gunfire at 630 Travis St. NW.

Upon arrival, they discovered an adult male victim suffering from multiple gunshot wounds. Despite the efforts of medical personnel, the victim was pronounced dead at the scene. A person believed to be involved was detained nearby.

The Homicide Unit was called in to investigate the circumstances surrounding the incident, and the investigation remains ongoing.