A man is facing a murder charge for the shooting death of a man in Atlanta last month.

On Dec. 18, Atlanta police responded to a report of a person shot near 199 Peters Street SW at about 5:20 p.m.

When officers arrived they found a man suffering a gunshot wound.

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The man was pronounced deceased at the scene.

On Dec. 22, police say Leonardo Metelus, 23, surrendered at the Fulton County Jail.

Metelus is charged with murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.


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