California Man Pleads Guilty in Fatal Shooting Outside DeKalb County Hair Salon

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DeKalb County District Attorney Sherry Boston declared a conviction by guilty plea in the case involving a California man charged with the fatal shooting of a man outside a hair salon. Tychicus Cameron Wilson, 35, admitted guilt to charges of Malice Murder, two counts of Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon in connection with the murder of Anthony Jordan, Jr., 29, on June 12, 2018.

The trial commenced with jury selection on Monday, during which the state presented its evidence and witnesses. Following the prosecution’s presentation, Wilson changed his plea from not guilty to guilty.

The incident unfolded when officers responded to a shooting at a hair salon in Stone Mountain. Anthony Jordan was found with two gunshot wounds outside the salon and later succumbed to his injuries at Grady Memorial Hospital.

Surveillance footage revealed Wilson arriving at the shopping center in a green Cadillac, where he waited before firing four shots at Jordan, striking him twice. Two salon customers sustained injuries from the shattered glass caused by the gunfire.

Wilson’s motive for the shooting remains unclear. He was arrested in Los Angeles on June 25, 2018, for a parole violation and was found in possession of a handgun and a fake ID. After serving his sentence in California, he was extradited to Georgia in February 2021.

Following the guilty plea, DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Brian Lake sentenced Wilson to life in prison. The case was handled by the Homicide and Gangs Unit, with prosecution led by Chief Senior Assistant District Attorney Joshua Geller, supported by Senior Assistant District Attorney Darlene Childers, District Attorney Investigator Christopher Usiak, and Victim Advocate Kaysha Albritton. DeKalb County Police Department Det. Tappan spearheaded the initial investigation.

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