Second suspect arrested in fatal shooting of elderly Ellenwood man

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Charlie Lee Geddis, and Antonio Crowley




TheDeKalb County Sheriff’s Fugitive Unit on Feb. 4 arrested Charlie Lee Geddis, 23, of Decatur, who had been on the run for murder since last October.

Geddis is the second of three suspects sought in the fatal shooting of 68-year-old Jesse Turner III. Turner was shot at the BP gas station on Panthersville Road on Oct. 7, 2019 after an altercation with the three suspects. Authorities said Turner had paid for gas and was standing at a pump when one of the men opened fire and shot Turner.

Antonio Crowley, 21, turned himself in to authorities one day after the shooting.  Tyler Anderson, 23, is still wanted.

Police said the three suspects were driving a stolen vehicle that was later found burning about two miles from the scene of the shooting.

Investigators tracked Geddis on Jan. 4 to a location on Empire Boulevard in Atlanta, where he was taken into custody without incident and transported to the DeKalb County Jail.The Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit worked with the U.S. Marshals to locate Geddis.

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