DeKalb Sheriff’s Office arrests teen wanted for drive-by murder in Tennessee

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DEKALB COUNTY, GA –The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit and the Sheriff’s Office S.W.A.T. Team have arrested a juvenile on a charge of First Degree Murder in connection with a drive-by shooting that injured one male victim and left one male dead in  Clarksville, Tennessee, according to authorities.

The 16-year-old suspect was wanted on a warrant out of Clarksville. According to the warrant, the minor allegedly fatally shot Emmanuel Tyson, 32, on Aug. 20, 2021 during a drive-by in Clarksville, DeKalb Sheriff’s spokesperson Cynthia Williams stated in a news release.

The suspect’s name was not released because of his age, authorities said. The suspect was arrested without incident at a residence in Decatur, and transported to the DeKalb Regional Youth Detention Center, awaiting extradition to Tennessee.

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