Arrest made after shooting victim was gunned down in Atlanta airport parking lot

A man wanted for shooting and killing an airline employee at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday turned himself in Monday morning, CBS Atlanta reported. The man surrendered to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department…

Arrest made after shooting victim was gunned down in Atlanta airport parking lot

A man wanted for shooting and killing an airline employee at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on Sunday turned himself in Monday morning, CBS Atlanta reported.

The man surrendered to the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department after his SUV was tracked to a home in Gwinnett County, near the airport. He will be charged with murder, felony murder, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, possession of a firearm by a minor, and possession of a firearm by a fugitive.

Police had originally described the suspect as a 55-year-old white man wearing a red and black jacket, and said he was armed with a handgun, but did not provide details about the firearm or the man’s connection to the victim.

At a press conference, Gwinnett County Police chief Keith Grounsell said that the suspect had fired four rounds of ammunition at a second person who was standing by his SUV at the airport’s Terminal 3. The second person was grazed by a bullet in the hip. He is not facing any charges.

According to news reports, the victim is believed to be a ramp supervisor for United Airlines.

Authorities have requested that the suspect not return to Atlanta and that people not approach him, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Read the full story at CNN.

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