Among the more than 1,400 recommendations the commission has received to replace Gordon’s name are President Dwight D. Eisenhower, Union Gen. William Tecumseh Sherman and Harriet Tubman.

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Fort Benning, which sits just outside of Columbus, was named after Henry Benning, according to the New Georgia Encyclopedia. Nicknamed “Old Rock” for his steadfastness in battle, the Confederate general became an associate justice of the Georgia Supreme Court. He was an ardent secessionist before the war, warning that if slavery were abolished there would be “black governors, black legislatures, black juries, black everything.”

The commission has received more than 4,600 recommendations for renaming Fort Benning. Among the names submitted is Sgt. 1st Class Alwyn Cashe, who is expected to become the first African American recipient of the Medal of Honor for actions in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Cashe was on fire as he rushed to save his men in northern Iraq 16 years ago. A roadside bomb had just disabled his Bradley Fighting Vehicle, setting it ablaze. Cashe helped get his trapped soldiers and an Iraqi interpreter out of the wrecked vehicle. He died from his wounds three weeks later.

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Cashe’s sister, Kasinal Cashe White, said she did not recommend Fort Benning be renamed after her brother but added her family would welcome the move.

“Everyone who would come through there would know his story and his name and take a piece of him with them,” she said.

Cliff Lovette, an amateur historian from Sandy Springs, has put forth Henry Flipper’s name. Born a slave in Thomasville in 1856, Flipper became the first Black man to graduate from the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, and to lead the Buffalo Soldiers of the 10th Cavalry.

Meanwhile, the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project at Northeastern University has teamed up with lawyers from the Morgan Lewis law firm in petitioning for Fort Benning to be renamed after Pvt. Felix Hall, a Black soldier who was lynched on the post in 1941.

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“To honor Felix Hall, in whose name in a certain sense the Civil War was fought, just seems to us to be such an important symbol of what the Naming Commission is designed to accomplish,” said Rose Zoltek-Jick, associate director of the Civil Rights and Restorative Justice Project, which has extensively researched Hall’s case.

Others have recommended Gen. George C. Marshall; Gen. Colin Powell; and retired Col. Ralph Puckett, a Fort Benning hero who received the Medal of Honor this year for conspicuous gallantry during the Korean War.

Stephen Moore of Wilmington, North Carolina, created a website that supports renaming Fort Benning after his late parents, Hal and Julie Moore. Lt. Gen. Hal Moore fought valiantly in the Korean and Vietnam wars and coauthored the bestselling book, “We Were Soldiers Once… and Young.” He is buried at Fort Benning along with Julie, who is known for her unstinting support of military families.

“We do want it to be named for both Hal and Julie Moore,” Stephen Moore said. “Fort Benning needs a warfighter, and the family aspect is just so compelling because you are not going to have a competent, aggressive warfighter without knowing that their family back home is taken care of.”

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Road Closure – All Lanes Blocked. Gwinnett County PD is working a fatality crash on I-85N at mile marker 123. MCCD has been requested to do an inspection on the CMV involved. #gamccd pic.twitter.com/tmsAstUQm3

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🚨 RED ALERT continues Buford to Braselton: I-85/nb #ATLtraffic forced onto Hamilton Mill (Exit 120). Horrible wreck after 2p killed a child. Investigation nowhere near clearing. Side streets like Hwy. 124 and the new Hwy. 324 (Exit 118) horrible. @wsbradio pic.twitter.com/TRzRZChKn9

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As already reported by at least one media outlet earlier, we have received multiple requests for the release of the May 29, 2021 arrest of @Braves Marcell Ozuna. This arrest was the result of SSPD Officers responding to his residence after receiving an domestic violence 911 call pic.twitter.com/9NoMcYVUAx

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He has no known connections to extremist groups and has no prior criminal convictions. Court records say he admitted being armed with mace and a knife in his boot while at the U.S. Capitol.”},{“_id”:”EGCEI62PSFE5HGEKZOEUHG6EQU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638379884080},”type”:”text”,”content”:”A father of two, Creek owns his own roofing contracting business that he operates out of his Johns Creek home.”},{“_id”:”C5B7EVN7TRF4JFAIKTWS6WN5YE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638379884081},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Authorities arrested the roofing contractor in June, months after receiving a tip from a health care provider at Northside Hospital Forsyth in Cumming, where he had gone seeking treatment for exposure to tear gas during the riot. According to court records, Creek spoke about his participation in the riot to people at the hospital.”},{“_id”:”DJVKHQQB2FHYFK2EL2ZUEK523M”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638373546425},”type”:”text”,”content”:”When contacted by the FBI, Creek admitted to participating in the riot but said he did not remember assaulting the officers. When agents asked him if he regretted his participation in the unrest, he reportedly responded “50/50.””},{“_id”:”4MIZTKBJPVB3RNGNFXMW43THJU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638379884083},”type”:”text”,”content”:”That lack of remorse is what led a magistrate judge in Atlanta to chastise him and deny him bond in a hearing in June. That decision was overturned a few days later by a magistrate in Washington. 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Reed would go on to defeat Norwood by less than 1,000 votes in a runoff.”},{“_id”:”66VSJCWISNC5ZL5KPUWJCDTN2I”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:97,”comment”:” “}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638197401078},”type”:”text”,”content”:”And in 2017, Ceasar C. 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In the rare case that the mayor vacates the position, the council president steps in to run the city.”},{“_id”:”Z6HPV52CJNET3FEXKSZLCJJWYQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637946720404},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“It is a very significant and meaningful job that requires the ability to see things. If you miss the forest from the trees, then council president is not a job for you,” Mitchell said. “It requires leadership, the ability to be circumspect and you always have to be ready. 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That base is not there.””},{“_id”:”44XA22BVAJBJVCCMBVOVAE4TLU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637946720409},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Holmes, who worked with Maynard Jackson and later wrote a biography about him, added that the mayor and council president are often pitted against each other as a result of the city’s strong-mayor system.”},{“_id”:”W3E55ZBJDNCEDDSQ2SQHS7PE3Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638374663739},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Arrington is the only modern-day former council president to run against a sitting mayor. Each of the other council presidents ran for open seats, but faced challengers backed by the current or former mayors.”},{“_id”:”CCTTEZLQDJAQZIJHU2XYGLISLU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638372412953},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In this year’s race, Moore launched her candidacy before Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms announced her decision to not seek a second term. Bottoms then endorsed Dickens in the runoff. Former mayor Shirley Franklin also supported Dickens. Andrew Young came aboard after initially backing Kasim Reed.”},{“_id”:”MTXK7PKRFVHOJNPMA6R2OUP5GM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638374663741},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Over the years, that created a headwind for the council president, because they are not able to garner the support of the outgoing mayor,” Mitchell said. “It is not new or uncommon. But I think that has an impact. 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Andrea Manrique, a Colombian national, received a similar punishment for leading protests by women detainees.”},{“_id”:”QH3ITQ47XBG3PD2WFQE3YZTDLE”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”SRODUKMZEJA3XFKJX7W7O76XGM”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”content”:”From 2020: At ICE detention center, red flag raised about gynecologist”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/at-ice-detention-center-red-flag-raised-about-gynecologist/SH7TJ35UJRAOXONQH7KALL7IVM/”},{“_id”:”U6ZPWLEELNEG7MUP4JLVBD5PGM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637184383789},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Manrique came to the United States on a tourist visa and told immigration agents she was seeking asylum because she feared violence in her home country.”},{“_id”:”NDLQP3BZYBCH7MBWGY47HK6XK4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637184383790},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I thought this country was going to protect me,” she told Wessler.”},{“_id”:”SB7WVFOVOVCMJCRX4JFQJMMUXU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637184383791},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Instead, she spent almost two years in detention, mostly at Irwin. 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In recent months, an agency known for its deference to developers and big businesses is starting to push back.”},{“_id”:”J4VT2IIRP5AFBPZ54FXPPW224U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637615124863},”type”:”text”,”content”:”From January 2018 to this past May, the DAFC board heard 86 proposed tax breaks and turned down just one, an Atlanta Journal-Constitution analysis shows.”},{“_id”:”HNR3PESAYJDDZHYMMNKPXC675E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637615124864},”type”:”text”,”content”:”But since June, following a series of investigative reports by AJC and Channel 2 Action News, DAFC approved just one tax break, for a distribution center in Union City. The authority in that time rejected one proposed tax break for a project near the Beltline and pumped the brakes on two others.”},{“_id”:”OOLHXZMZIJGV7ENRGC4CVQS7VA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637615124865},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Earlier this month, the developer of Ponce City Market temporarily withdrew a proposal for an $8 million property tax break for the popular Beltline attraction that apparently did not have the support needed to pass. Jamestown Properties said it would take public and board feedback for its second phase and return with a new proposal.”},{“_id”:”US5KLDMT45GSBJLKWWJAXWBX2Q”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637354014686},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The board also tabled consideration of a $3.7 million incentive for a second Beltline project on the site of an unpermitted landfill after board members appeared to be deadlocked on the matter.”},{“_id”:”LJUNGVLIGBEY5M6GYVZL7IKZOM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637359089974},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In August, the board rejected a requested $4.4 million tax break for another Beltline-area project — an apartment project at Piedmont Avenue and Piedmont Circle — even though it had given the same developer preliminary approval just a few months earlier.”},{“_id”:”KCVOFUL5FFCCFKIDD3GXI7LPYU”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”HM7NRWIIO5AEXMA6K3BTI27KMY”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”content”:”THe AJC’s reporting about the Development Authority of Fulton County”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta-news/our-reporting-about-the-development-authority-of-fulton-county/PUUSSBYAYRCRDECLMSCG7YGXJU/”},{“_id”:”H3ZK5P44O5BODBCT3ZCPSXU7PE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637359089976},”type”:”text”,”content”:”That decision came after an AJC investigation found DAFC provided preliminary or final approval for more than $328 million in tax breaks since 2018. Most went to projects in favorable markets such as Midtown or on the Beltline.”},{“_id”:”OTSWTJUTVFCCHITJQT6EQKG5PY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637615124870},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Several members of Atlanta’s legislative delegation have called for reforms to DAFC, with at least one calling for its dissolution. Legislation to curb DAFC’s operations could come next year.”},{“_id”:”42P75UYVCVBM7PLJKXXBK3K3MM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637615124871},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Anna Foote, a former board member of Invest Atlanta and a critic of DAFC, said the changes come as board is under “extraordinary scrutiny.” The last six months exposed that DAFC didn’t have policies and other guard rails in place to prevent abuse of its finances, Foote said. In recent months, the authority has instituted new rules related to board compensation and governance.”},{“_id”:”V2JTTAX25JGIPPH5F3SAOKBFPE”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”IMND36DVARCWHJBGE7PAVI5XPI”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”content”:”From August: Fulton authority gives tax breaks to projects in hot markets, AJC finds”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/fulton-authority-gives-tax-breaks-to-projects-in-hot-markets-ajc-finds/PHR5H4SXNRAGRNWHBUUCIPHFQM/”},{“_id”:”JX55JUPWNJCAHNU2QHNA4MNIEI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637615124874},”type”:”text”,”content”:”But while DAFC might be tightening now, the agency must fund its operations and staff, Foote said, which could put pressure on the organization. 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Gloria Thomas, 65, of Macon, was traveling south when she drove off the road, hit a guard rail and went down an embankment, the sheriff’s office said. Thomas died at the scene. Her husband had minor injuries.”},{“_id”:”A74NOMMWJ5H4LBNO6FNP7QS5R4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638210719358},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Saturday night, a 26-year-old man was struck by a vehicle in the 6000 block of Thomaston Road in Macon, according to investigators. That crash remains under investigation.”},{“_id”:”3UH6ANSBIRCY7DFTTQBJRDMGYA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638210719359},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Floyd County police also investigated a deadly wreck. Troopers from posts in Dalton, Manchester, Rincon, Griffin, Blue Ridge, Washington, Thomasville, Dublin and Statesboro also investigated fatal crashes, according to the DPS.”},{“_id”:”44BRHXBCSNGSLKD2XCU4REJO54″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638210719360},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Since 2014, 136 people have died in crashes on Georgia roads during the Thanksgiving holiday.”},{“_id”:”2BL3I3KWPJGZLGJI5JONYDZ3TE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638210719361},”type”:”text”,”content”:”— Please return to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution for updates.”}],”display_date”:”2021-11-30T15:34:08.543Z”,”headlines”:{“basic”:”20 killed on Georgia roads during Thanksgiving holiday weekend”},”first_publish_date”:”2021-11-29T18:49:22.798Z”,”taxonomy”:{“sections”:[{“path”:”/news”,”parent”:{“default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”_website”:”ajc”,”parent_id”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”name”:”News”,”description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”_id”:”/news”,”additional_properties”:{“original”:{“parent”:{“AmpNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”default”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”BottomNav”:null,”TopNavRedesign”:null,”SectionMap”:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”LoggedOutMenu”:null,”MainMenuRedesign2021″:”https://www.ajc.com/”,”TopNav”:null,”TopicsBar”:null,”ComposerNav”:”https://www.ajc.com/”},”site”:{“site_url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/”,”section_comments_enabled”:”Yes”,”site_description”:”Atlanta Georgia News main page: Breaking News, Atlanta Weather Forecast, Crime, Politics, GA Schools, Local Articles – Atlanta Journal-Constitution”,”site_title”:”Atlanta GA News | Top News Page”},”navigation”:{“nav_title”:”News”},”inactive”:false,”node_type”:”section”,”_website”:”ajc”,”name”:”News”,”Sponsor”:{“sponsor_url_open_new_tab”:”true”,”sponsor_desktop_banner”:””,”sponsor_mobile_banner”:””,”sponsor_url”:””},”_id”:”/news”,”ancestors”:{“AmpNav”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”default”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”BottomNav”:[],”TopNavRedesign”:[],”SectionMap”:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”LoggedOutMenu”:[],”MainMenuRedesign2021″:[“https://www.ajc.com/”],”TopicsBar”:[]},”order”:{“AmpNav”:1001,”default”:1001,”SectionMap”:1018,”MainMenuRedesign2021″:1001,”ComposerNav”:1135}}},”_website_section_id”:”ajc./news”,”type”:”section”,”version”:”0.6.0″}],”primary_section”:{“path”:”/news”,”name”:”News”},”tags”:[{“text”:”breaking-news.ajc”},{“text”:”crime-news.ajc”},{“text”:”publicsafety.ajc”},{“text”:”atlanta-now”},{“text”:”teamjennifer”},{“text”:”for-savannah-morning-news”}]},”type”:”story”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-11-30T16:59:16.652Z”,”promo_items”:{“basic”:{“credits”:{“affiliation”:[]},”subtitle”:”CRIME SCENE TAPE”,”width”:1180,”caption”:”Among the deadly crashes, six were reported in metro Atlanta, including three separate wrecks in DeKalb County.”,”type”:”image”,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/DNZBE2B5XFHIJMVSX6HELDSOCA.png”,”height”:748}},”canonical_url”:”/news/20-killed-on-georgia-roads-during-thanksgiving-holiday-weekend/IS6HFJVXNJBDLFGCZ3F3AKMO6A/”,”_id”:”IS6HFJVXNJBDLFGCZ3F3AKMO6A”},{“content_elements”:[{“_id”:”IVMR6PSG6VHEBPB7FVKHCT7DD4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1592696063434},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In April, dozens of federal agents swarmed Wayne Hawkins’ rural Carroll County home armed with a warrant to seize assets, shut down his business and gather evidence of something he claims he never sold: illegal firearm silencers.”},{“_id”:”4BWW2IT6OZAZFILSJV3SEBGFPM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637073513384},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms targeted Hawkins’ business, Hawk Innovative Tech, because it sold “solvent traps,” cylindrical tubes that fit on the end of a gun. 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The bureau has targeted companies that specialize in selling solvent traps, as well as fuel filters that can be similarly modified, in ways that allegedly cater to law breakers.”},{“_id”:”47EGYQNJ65FVFEP2YHLIQAXZTU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637166592864},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“The possession of unregistered suppressors marketed as ‘solvent traps’ or ‘fuel filters’ is a crime that has a direct impact on public safety,” Benjamin P. Gibbons, special agent in charge of the ATF’s Atlanta field office, said in a statement.”},{“_id”:”TNCLSBFLK5BOHM7SDANUMF7FPM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637259272983},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Gibbons said the ATF is concerned about the proliferation of solvent traps being used as unregistered silencers. In an unrelated proceeding earlier this month, Michael Helterbrand, a member of a violent extremist group, was sentenced to 20 years in prison in foiled plot to murder a Bartow County couple. As part of the preparation for the attack, Helterbrand bought a solvent trap to muffle the sound of gunshots, prosecutors said.”},{“_id”:”R3I65IKGGNHZXGGLRX5X2IAGV4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637166592865},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Over the past several years, the ATF has raided gun companies selling solvent traps in Utah, Arizona and Pennsylvania, seizing their websites and assets in a way similar to the raid on Hawk Innovative Tech.”},{“_id”:”UALGJASMIVGZLIRZOOTJASB4PA”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”IF2PB6G7AVFV5JZOJOXQMZDXEQ”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”content”:”Hate group member pleads guilty in Georgia murder plot using homemade silencer equipment”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/hate-group-member-pleads-guilty-in-georgia-murder-plot/CJ4FCZSS2BDF5JMLGW2K7APX7A/”},{“_id”:”S7VDGIPC5ZHIFNBPOKT5JVHSOQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637093411062},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In the Hawk Innovative Tech raid, ATF agents seized nearly $300,000 in cash from multiple bank accounts owned by Hawkins, his wife and his business, along with thousands in silver bars and coins. The ATF justified the seizures by saying in court filings that the funds are “traceable” to acts of mail and wire fraud, smuggling, and money laundering. The filing names Hawkins, his wife and two of his adult sons.”},{“_id”:”SLGPRGPZ2REG5APR6HVHQOYYTM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637093411063},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“It’s pretty devastating,” said John Monroe, Wayne Hawkins’ attorney. “They basically declared financial war against him.””},{“_id”:”YIPZZ5AKNNGGJCHPK246QY2VCA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637087181674},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The Hawkinses deny the accusations, and no charges have been filed, but federal prosecutors describe the matter as “an ongoing criminal investigation.” Importing, making or selling unregistered silencers carries a possible 10-year prison sentence.”},{“_id”:”ZSNAKAFCAJDQHAVH7W3PKSHRWQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637087181676},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Gun owners can buy or make silencers legally, but doing so is a cumbersome and costly process. The approval process takes months and subjects the applicant to federal and local law enforcement scrutiny.”},{“_id”:”M747LKXP3JDQHGXMCSHJH5D3OU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637087181675},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The court records suggest ATF believes Hawkins knowingly sold the solvent traps to customers so they convert them to illegal silencers by drilling a hole in them. The converted solvent trap allows the bullet to pass through a series of baffles that muffle the gunfire sound as the bullet emerges through the drilled hole.”},{“_id”:”OK6YXKYP4FHEPG33VIZVHIZU6U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637093411067},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The Hawk Innovative Tech solvent traps sell for hundreds of dollars apiece. Sales of the traps have generated about $2.9 million since the business was founded in 2017, the ATF claims. In its complaint, the ATF also claims Hawkins should have applied for a firearms manufacturer license and paid an annual occupational tax of $1,000. But Monroe said the items are not silencers.”},{“_id”:”5EI5AGNFPFG6JPOTY3ATEUUSXY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637093411068},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“If it’s really a solvent trap, it completely has a non-suppressor purpose,” he said. “It actually can’t be used as a suppressor because the whole idea of a solvent trap is to trap the solvent. If it’s open on the end so that it might be usable as a suppressor, then it is not very usable as a solvent trap.””},{“_id”:”BOHKYF6KZJCYBCVOKQWMTB7C2Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637093411069},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Hawkins can’t be held responsible for what purchasers do with the traps once they leave his shop, Monroe said.”},{“_id”:”JSHPT7BNJJDKLG6PDM6ZZORTZA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637093411070},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In October, Hawk Innovative Tech filed suit against the U.S. government in District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, asking the court to declare that the manufacture and sale of solvent traps does not violate federal firearms laws. Monroe, who filed the lawsuit on behalf of his client, said it is not clear what the federal position is on them.”},{“_id”:”WVYLSRYBJBFSHOTTR4JXISJ4FI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637093411072},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I don’t believe they fit the definition of a suppressor, but you’d have to ask the ATF what they think,” he said.”},{“_id”:”WMPMLMYLU5HTBNRTXJLMBHMVUI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637087181677},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The targeting of solvent trap retailers has provoked an angry response from gun rights advocates. 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Terrance Edwards, 36, was charged with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, police said. Edwards surrendered on Nov. 21. “},{“_id”:”GXIM32KHZRCR3JXRSSLCZK7HLQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”142″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1637761200165},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nov. 12: At around 4:25am officers were dispatched to 100 Peachtree Street in southwest Atlanta on a report of a person shot. Investigators believe the victim was crossing the street when a vehicle drove up and someone inside the vehicle fired a shot. The victim was in critical condition when taken to a hospital, but did not survive.”},{“_id”:”FAFFWQSTXJGIZLPS7L4MD5CG5Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”141″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636740884437},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nov. 8: A 26-year-old man was shot to death at a Midtown high-rise parking garage. Officers found Keith Flanigan of Atlanta with multiple gunshot wounds after responding to the SkyHouse Midtown apartment building on the corner of West Peachtree and 12th streets shortly after 10 p.m. Investigators were searching for four suspects.”},{“_id”:”OOQRB5DTOFGA3CZAF52R5ZFY2E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”140″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636740884439},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nov. 8: A man was found dead in southwest Atlanta’s Oakland City neighborhood. The victim, 25-year-old Stephen Maffett, was found with a gunshot wound around 1:15 a.m. at a home in the 1000 block of Peeples Street, according to police.”},{“_id”:”ZRNIQBJTSVAILFK5FUIM3RPKYY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”139″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636740884440},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nov. 5: A man was shot to death near a dog park in northeast Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, police said. Investigators believe the man was shot in the 500 block of Piedmont Avenue near the Renaissance Dog Park. He died at a local hospital. The man’s name was not released.”},{“owner”:{“sponsored”:false,”id”:”ajc”},”address”:{},”syndication”:{},”caption”:”Tyrone W. Holmes, 25, of Savannah, was a student at Morehouse College and the recipient of both the Ronald McNair and Gates Millennium scholarships.”,”source”:{“system”:”photo center”,”name”:”AJC”,”edit_url”:””,”source_type”:”staff”,”additional_properties”:{“editor”:”photo center”}},”taxonomy”:{“associated_tasks”:[]},”type”:”image”,”distributor”:{“mode”:”reference”,”reference_id”:”8aec2b8c-455c-4816-903d-79fc8fdf8019″},”focal_point”:{“x”:201,”y”:92},”version”:”0.10.3″,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/H7F2GNDLDFB4ZLUJFYJBRHHWQQ.png”,”geo”:{},”licensable”:false,”credits”:{“affiliation”:[{“name”:”Morehouse College”,”type”:”author”}],”by”:[{“name”:”Morehouse College”,”type”:”author”,”byline”:”Morehouse College”}]},”subtitle”:”Tyrone Holmes”,”width”:528,”creditIPTC”:”Morehouse College”,”_id”:”H7F2GNDLDFB4ZLUJFYJBRHHWQQ”,”additional_properties”:{“fullSizeResizeUrl”:”/resizer/3MgE4hHN7CF6DDnb1-9G82rbz4k=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/H7F2GNDLDFB4ZLUJFYJBRHHWQQ.png”,”owner”:”henri.hollis@ajc.com”,”comments”:[],”keywords”:[],”proxyUrl”:”/resizer/3MgE4hHN7CF6DDnb1-9G82rbz4k=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/H7F2GNDLDFB4ZLUJFYJBRHHWQQ.png”,”originalUrl”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/H7F2GNDLDFB4ZLUJFYJBRHHWQQ.png”,”published”:true,”resizeUrl”:”/resizer/3MgE4hHN7CF6DDnb1-9G82rbz4k=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/H7F2GNDLDFB4ZLUJFYJBRHHWQQ.png”,”ingestionMethod”:”manual”,”thumbnailResizeUrl”:”/resizer/t40akoHIsH5T25ZW5vKvJJdWbgs=/300×0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/H7F2GNDLDFB4ZLUJFYJBRHHWQQ.png”,”version”:1,”originalName”:”Tyrone W. 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Lowery Boulevard, across the street from Morehouse College’s Forbes Arena.”},{“_id”:”NARSUHUG6BC3NHKY7EBYFIKNVU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636740884443},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Holmes was a senior studying psychology and was a Ronald McNair Scholar as well as a Gates Millennium Scholar, both academic scholarships awarded to promising students from backgrounds historically underrepresented in academia, according to Morehouse.”},{“_id”:”D7FSDHTWLVAV7HTKQWYYCO7W5E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”137Need victim’s name”}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636733075804},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nov. 1: Officers were called around 8:20 p.m. to a person shot call at 520 Fulton Street in southwest Atlanta. There they found a man who appeared to have been shot and was dead in a stairwell. Preliminary information suggests the suspect and victim were familiar with one another and the victim appears to have been the intended target of the gunfire. On Nov. 3, 26-year-old Diante Barnhill was charged with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. He was located in Lilburn on Nov. 26 and arrested, police said. “},{“_id”:”KBKZ26BAE5ESZM4NEX5EL6BRQI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”136″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636733075805},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nov. 1: At around 7:40 p.m., officers responded to a person shot call at 660 New Town Circle in southeast Atlanta. Jeffrey Parks, 40, was found dead in the parking lot from apparent gunshot wounds, police said. Investigators were working to identify the suspect and determine what led to the shooting.”},{“_id”:”M4ONIFUL4RE3VHYYTVRAFQTGXQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”135″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636733075806},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nov. 1: At 7 p.m., officers responded to a person shot call at 1057 White Oak Avenue in southwest Atlanta. Officers located a man, 29-year-old Cavario Major, with gunshot wounds. Major was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, where he died. Investigators believe a dispute led to gunfire.”},{“_id”:”OZTUY772IZCR7IYXJVDENI7C6E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”134This will be a baby that died over the summer. No details yet. arrests June 23, 2650 Altaview Drive, 13-month-old girl, hughes spalding died there, fulton ME did autopsy — in november — ruled a homicide — warrants for two people — Brandon Bonner and Braille James — taken into custody — “}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1636733075807},”type”:”text”,”content”:””},{“_id”:”3F2VRFZW5ZE27LCNUFYGW7NSOU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”133″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635802722970},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 28: Officers were called to the Fairburn Townhouses development at 400 Fairburn Road just after 1:15 p.m. and found a man suffering from multiple gunshot wounds, Atlanta police said. Keith Bell, 35, later died from his injuries. According to investigators, Bell lived in the complex. The case remains under investigation.”},{“_id”:”ZUJB73ONCNBIBIQR63FWR6KW5A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”132″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635198509024},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 24: A man was killed after he got into an argument with someone leaning on his sports car outside a popular Midtown Atlanta restaurant, police said. The victim made the discovery outside Loca Luna on Amsterdam Avenue around 11:20 p.m., according to Maj. D’Andrea Price. Andres Munoz, 23, of Acworth, was shot once in the chest and died at the hospital. In November, police charged 18-year-old Brian Calderon Betancourt with murder.”},{“_id”:”HZANU6HUFVEE7CLYKWZ6GWQ6FE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”131″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635198509025},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 20: Numerous witnesses alerted authorities of yelling and gunshots coming from a high-rise Midtown building. A 31-year-old woman, later identified as Courtney Cox, was shot to death before the suspected shooter was killed by police, according to authorities. The body of the suspect Jarvis Jarrette, 32, of Milledgeville, was found on a balcony. The GBI is investigating Jarrette’s death as an officer-involved shooting, the 79th such case the state agency has opened this year.”},{“_id”:”BQWLLB4TV5GGNPA7P2VQ7CWIWU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”130″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635196183314},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 19: Kamafi Lowe, 25, of Atlanta was found shot inside a vehicle in the 300 block of Atwood Street around 8:20 p.m., according to police. Lowe died from his injuries the following day. The investigation continues in the case.”},{“_id”:”JBCL4NCPGJF5DD6J2FXVUVUSJY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”129″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634666285925},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 16: William Berry, 33, was found shot to death inside of a car parked at a southwest Atlanta home, authorities said. Officers were called to the home in the 2300 block of Niskey Lake Road around 7 p.m. and found Berry dead inside a white sedan. The investigation continues in the case.”},{“_id”:”F4WLTJUZ55FQTMJE3DX2ZFPSFA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”128″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634666285926},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 15: Officers responded to the Sorelle Apartments in the Lindbergh neighborhood just after 2:45 p.m., Atlanta police said. Darien Gatewood, 30, was found dead at the scene with a gunshot wound. 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The victim, identified as Joyce Yates, 37, was found shot in a parking lot near the intersection of Metropolitan and Langford parkways when officers arrived shortly after 2:30 a.m., according to Atlanta police. She had been shot at least once. Yates was a mother of five, according to her obituary. Nigel Sherrod Andrews was arrested the following day and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”LFHH6SVYR5AYLM22COIA3ZORAQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”124″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634666285928},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 10: Catherine Kahn, 28, died after being thrown or pushed from a Lamborghini at the intersection of Piedmont and Peachtree roads. The following week, Alfred Megbuluba, 31, surrendered and was charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”X7ERIMK6ZRAPBIEXMAEAU7Z2PQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”125″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634673169215},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 9: Two people were shot when gunfire erupted about 10 p.m. in the 3500 block of Sherbrooke Way, located in a subdivision off Hogan Road. A teenager died, but a press conference days later, he had not been identified, police said. Investigators said the youth was likely between 13 and 17 years old and weighed 127 pounds. He was later identified as 18-year-old Erin Harrison.”},{“_id”:”KZ6ZCJMN2NDRPIPHIQKOJDS7XI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”123″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633975392404},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Oct. 9: At 8:35 p.m., officers responded to a call of shots fired at 1313 Sylvan Road in southeast Atlanta. There they found a man who had been shot to death. He was identified as Francis Boaheme, 44, of Atlanta.”},{“_id”:”BXUJLC2UCZAOHKZREN3K4ADERE”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”N7RLDP5INVE3XBM5H64KQYYFGU”},”type”:”raw_html”,”content”:”“},{“_id”:”6SRTJDMHB5DTLCU6RYDLWEYGLY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”122″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633719897889},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 30: Outside a southwest Atlanta home, the words “murder game” were emblazoned on the pavement. Inside, 28-year-old Jamal A. Riley was found shot in the living room, according to police. No arrests have been made in the case. Police have been called to the Beatie Avenue home on five other occasions in the past two years, three times to investigate drug activity and once to investigate gunshots, according to department records.”},{“_id”:”45ZINSMFYFBCVEJAJ6AKT7RY2I”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”121″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633719897890},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 24: Daniel Taylor, 56, was found stabbed shortly before 2:30 a.m. outside a home in the 700 block of Bonnie Brae Avenue, according to police. He died at the hospital. Scott Turner was arrested the same day and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”S7JFMTJ3ABACBPXDFCKY25SJMU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”120″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633719897891},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 18: Jeffrey Williams, 57, was shot to death in a southwest Atlanta neighborhood, according to police. Officers near the 300 block of Altoona Place were flagged down by a neighbor about 4:30 p.m. Joshua Smith was arrested the following day and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”FB5VQ5PJ3ZEUBJWB3K5DXTCFEQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”119″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633719897892},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 17: A fight outside a nightclub led to gunfire, killing 29-year-old Brant Harper, police said. A woman was also injured. Ahmad Youngblood, 19, was later arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”HN7NEG7VOFDT5L6DEOIRAJ2ZR4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”118″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633719897893},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 16: When officers arrived around 11 p.m. at the Royal Oaks Apartments on North Camp Creek Parkway, Jerry Glover was already dead, according to police. The 43-year-old had been shot multiple times. No arrests have been made in the case.”},{“_id”:”K4K72OJKNVCAJMIDORUKJ4TFUE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”117″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633719897894},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 13: Tabius Arnold, 31, wasn’t the intended target, according to police. But he was shot to death at a home in the Notting Hill at Arlington community. Investigators later arrested two suspects, Demario Phillips and Kamorace Parks were both arrested and charged with murder and several counts of aggravated assault.”},{“_id”:”WHE5VDY22BDHNAA7EW6TAIOMMQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”116″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633719897895},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 13: Christopher Fullenwilder, 35, was shot to death inside a car shortly before 6 a.m. on I-85 southbound and Metropolitan Parkway, according to police. No arrests have been made in the case.”},{“_id”:”G2P5WUIB2VEFLK2O5SETQV6JVI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”115″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633538394799},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 12: Lavar Andrews, 41, died after being stabbed on Sept. 11 in the 1300 block of Oakland Drive in southwest Atlanta. His death was declared a homicide the following day. Andrews was killed during a family dispute after a funeral, according to reports. Chauncey Davis was arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”VUB5OC7IGRAYLM4RXZ2NOMKZP4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”114″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633538394800},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 12: An argument outside an Atlanta convenience store spiraled into a triple shooting that killed 51-year-old Virginia Smith, according to police. Two men suffered non-life-threatening injuries from the shooting, which happened outside the Food Mart in the 1200 block of Metropolitan Parkway. On Sept. 22, Roemello Hill was arrested on murder and aggravated assault charges.”},{“_id”:”GYR75XK5BBEMTJG7KZB7OQB5HA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”113″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633538394802},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 7: LaDonna Judkins, 22, was shot to death in the Glen Iris Lofts parking lot on Glen Iris Drive, according to police. Investigators believe the man who shot Judkins, 21-year-old Andrew Davis, then killed himself.”},{“_id”:”ZWZZOJSELFDO7LDUXWU52N7YVQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”112″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1633538394803},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 7: Billy Norman, 28, died after being shot inside a car on Sept. 4 on I-85 southbound and Metropolitan Parkway, according to investigators. His death was declared a homicide three days later.”},{“_id”:”JBFFGMD57ZHX3LOOT6MKYRIHRA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”111″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1631112694221},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Sept. 7: Officers were called to the Santafe Villa in the 2300 block of Metropolitan Parkway just before 1 a.m., Atlanta police said. There, they found 40-year-old Charles Forbus stabbed to death. Gary Lee Hawes was charged with murder and possession of a knife during the commission of a felony.”},{“owner”:{“sponsored”:false,”id”:”ajc”},”address”:{},”syndication”:{},”caption”:”Dominique Sanders was killed on Sept. 2. 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Jenkins of Orlando, Florida, with gunshot wounds. Jenkins was taken to a local hospital for treatment but died from his injuries. 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Officials said an Atlanta police officer returned fire when he heard gunshots ring out in the crowd, prompting the GBI to investigate the incident as an officer-involved shooting. About a month later, Parker’s death was declared a homicide.”},{“_id”:”D5XN2VCMJFBVFN4HGQU26RMV5Q”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”107″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1630442421711},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 24: Officers were sent to the 500 block of Whitehall Street just before 8 p.m. and found Anthony Flowers, 57, with a gunshot wound, according to investigators. The Riverdale man later died of his injuries at a hospital, police said.”},{“_id”:”K27CU4PC7BCRHLP3UXUYXECLNY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”106″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1630435791820},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 24: Chiemere Poole was shot to death during a domestic dispute in southeast Atlanta, according to investigators. Two men were also shot inside an apartment on Thomasville Boulevard. 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Bobby Yancey, 62, Gerry Yancey, 57, and Gregory Yancey, 55, were each charged with murder and the youngest Yancey is also facing additional weapons charges.”},{“_id”:”SW7E6BES6ZCP3EDKD3TWZ5DRF4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”104 happened July 15 “}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1630442421714},”type”:”text”,”content”:””},{“_id”:”J4VL3DWNJFGUFMRGADOZLEEXQI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”101,102,103″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1630435791822},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 22: Just before 1 a.m., officers were sent to the intersection of Whitehall and McDaniel streets, where they found three men with gunshot wounds. Those killed include Rumondo Swinney, 43, and 29-year-old Darrius Gray. The identity of the third victim was withheld pending next-of-kin notification.”},{“_id”:”JRO5JFDEIJCWZC74JMGSOHFNZY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”100″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1629599141770},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 21: At around 3:55 p.m., officers were called to 803 Magnolia Way in northwest Atlanta on a report of a person shot. There, officers found 28-year-old Johnathan Pennington inside a vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds. Pennington was taken to the hospital in critical condition but died as a result of his wounds.”},{“_id”:”B7HK5NFBJVEAVHMS2MMIUANVNU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”9798″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1629572223065},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 20: Siblings Robert Bankston Jr., 25, and Cedrika Smith, 35, were found shot to death on Sells Avenue in southwest Atlanta, according to police. LaMorris Willie Godfrey, 35, was charged with murder. Investigators believe the three were involved in a fight before the shooting.”},{“owner”:{“sponsored”:false,”id”:”ajc”},”address”:{},”syndication”:{},”caption”:”Aaron Jamal Lewis, 20, was shot to death on Aug. 19, according to Atlanta police.”,”source”:{“system”:”photo center”,”name”:”AJC”,”edit_url”:””,”source_type”:”staff”,”additional_properties”:{“editor”:”photo center”}},”taxonomy”:{“associated_tasks”:[]},”type”:”image”,”distributor”:{“mode”:”reference”,”reference_id”:”8aec2b8c-455c-4816-903d-79fc8fdf8019″},”version”:”0.10.3″,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/6MIQPVJDPFHRJCFWAMEYEYVN7U.jpg”,”licensable”:false,”credits”:{“affiliation”:[{“name”:”Family photo”,”type”:”author”}],”by”:[{“name”:”Family photo”,”type”:”author”,”byline”:”Family photo”}]},”subtitle”:”Aaron Lewis”,”width”:1000,”creditIPTC”:”Family photo”,”_id”:”6MIQPVJDPFHRJCFWAMEYEYVN7U”,”additional_properties”:{“fullSizeResizeUrl”:”/resizer/sVRNyBjVrkOaTDQ8SXK9BF5yGtg=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/6MIQPVJDPFHRJCFWAMEYEYVN7U.jpg”,”owner”:”alexis.stevens@ajc.com”,”comments”:[],”proxyUrl”:”/resizer/sVRNyBjVrkOaTDQ8SXK9BF5yGtg=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/6MIQPVJDPFHRJCFWAMEYEYVN7U.jpg”,”originalUrl”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/6MIQPVJDPFHRJCFWAMEYEYVN7U.jpg”,”published”:true,”resizeUrl”:”/resizer/sVRNyBjVrkOaTDQ8SXK9BF5yGtg=/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/6MIQPVJDPFHRJCFWAMEYEYVN7U.jpg”,”ingestionMethod”:”manual”,”thumbnailResizeUrl”:”/resizer/JxFXlcxAjYQ9JH-rdnPYKW1t_jw=/300×0/arc-anglerfish-arc2-prod-ajc/public/6MIQPVJDPFHRJCFWAMEYEYVN7U.jpg”,”version”:0,”originalName”:”Aaron Jamal Lewis.jpg_web.jpg”,”mime_type”:”image/jpeg”,”restricted”:false,”template_id”:594,”galleries”:[],”_id”:”WXSABMQMVVEXLJ3AFXONL2CIAA”},”created_date”:”2021-10-25T20:52:46Z”,”last_updated_date”:”2021-10-25T20:52:46Z”,”height”:563,”image_type”:”photograph”},{“_id”:”H3QKFPM3XNBARPMAFNDH7F53LE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”127″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634673169243},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 19: Shortly after 7 p.m., officers were called to the Villages of East Lake apartments on Greenhaven Drive. There, officers found one man with a gunshot wound, police said. Moments later, a second gunshot victim was found. Both males were transported to the hospital, where Aaron Jamal Lewis died. He was 20. In November, 21-year-old Tavarous Hodges was arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”D2AK6YZGOJCOBNZQRB25Y7ACZY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”99″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1629513119400},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 19: Andre Clements, 28, was killed in a shooting on Marietta Street, Atlanta police said. Officers were called shortly after 2 p.m. to 469 Marietta Street, where they found a man with a gunshot wound. Clements died after being taken to a local hospital, according to police.”},{“_id”:”GQTQYDUJEJHYFCLW4XOWSVWK6E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”96″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1629397172939},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 17: Jerome McKibbens, 33, was found with a gunshot wound at the intersection of Martin Luther King Jr. Drive and Fairburn Road in southwest Atlanta, according to investigators. Officers were called to the intersection about 11:30 p.m. McKibbens was already dead.”},{“owner”:{“sponsored”:false,”id”:”ajc”},”address”:{},”syndication”:{},”caption”:”Omar Whatley, 39, was found with a gunshot wound inside of a car in the 600 block of Cascade Avenue just before 11:15 p.m., Atlanta police said. 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He was in critical condition when he was taken to the hospital, but did not survive.”},{“_id”:”TZ2YS766I5GIFEV25TOF2YT7TI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”94″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1629397172941},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 14: Officers were called to Andrew J. Hairston Boulevard just after 10 a.m. and found Dontrez D. Lewis, 23, of Mobile, Alabama, who had been shot repeatedly, police said. Lewis was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital, but later died of his injuries.”},{“_id”:”3IPTRKIYF5EUBHWA663NLWHQEU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”93″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1629409794069},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug.14: Around 5:29 am, officers responded to a person shot at 497 Oakdale Rd NE. There, they found a man who had been shot. The victim was transported to Grady in critical condition where he succumbed to his injuries.”},{“_id”:”FZPISXPABVHTDFX63MFZUC5UPQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”92″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1629226621704},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 13: Mariam Abdulrab’s body was discovered in southeast Atlanta, four hours after she was reported kidnapped. Abdulrab, 27, had been shot multiple times and was left near the intersection of Lakewood Avenue and Terrace Way in the Lakewood Heights neighborhood. DeMarcus Brinkley, 27, was charged with her murder.”},{“_id”:”D3BODWN3TVCEPEM32FZ57TDSOY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”91″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468221},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 10: Zerrick Monson, 27, was found shot to death on a south Atlanta sidewalk. Authorities were called to the 2600 block of Old Hapeville Road shortly after midnight. Two days later, 30-year-old Deyanciss Burnett was charged with felony murder.”},{“_id”:”YSXNYIIYXJGONITBEHQZASZQIU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”90″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468220},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 7: Kenon Jennings, 31, was shot near a Buckhead bar. Officers found Jennings near Hide Kitchen and Cocktails in the 3100 block of Roswell Road about 10:30 p.m., Atlanta police. The case remains under investigation.”},{“_id”:”AYOPQO4YAZEBLLRBUH6OWW2MXU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”89″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468219},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 5: Lorenzo Capers, 22, was shot in the 2100 block of Forrest Park Road. Investigators believe Capers, of Stockbridge, was walking in the area and was involved in a short verbal dispute with another man before shots were fired. Capers was the father of a 1-year-old son, according to a GoFundMe page.”},{“_id”:”WH2SSOAKDFEJPPG4XFRGWU22SM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”88″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468218},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 5: Taurean Sanders, 35, was shot July 23 during a fight in a parking lot on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Investigators initially believed the gunman acted in self-defense when he shot Sanders, who lived in Conyers. But Messiah Yaled-Bashaar was later charged with murder, according to police.”},{“_id”:”6I3LBODO65ARRLLR54VJOHVEGM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”87″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468217},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 4: Lawrence Hicks, 33, shot at the Providence at Cascade apartments on Fairburn Road. When officers arrived about 10:20 p.m., they found two people with gunshot wounds. The other person survived.”},{“_id”:”CTH5WGI5BFCX7KGMP34FGNNA7M”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”86″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468216},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 4: Jaquan Montgomery, 21, shot at the Forest Cove apartments in southeast Atlanta, police said. Officers found Montgomery about 9:40 p.m. at the complex in the 300 block of Thomasville Boulevard. No arrests have been made.”},{“_id”:”4AJ7ACSXEZBHBDRQMFDFL26PPY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”85″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468215},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Aug. 1: Darrell Owens, 53, shot at a nightclub in the 1600 block of Lakewood Avenue. He was found in the parking lot. 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Janess and her dog had gone on a late-night walk. But when they didn’t return, her girlfriend used a cellphone tracker to find Janess, a local bartender. The FBI is also involved in the investigation.”},{“owner”:{“sponsored”:false,”id”:”ajc”},”address”:{},”syndication”:{},”caption”:”Ja’kari Dillard, shown as an 8th grader, would have been a senior in high school. 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Ja’kari, who would have been in the 12th grade at Life Christian Academy in Forest Park, had recently told his mom he was looking forward to his senior prom. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect, whose name was not released.”},{“_id”:”XCD5RLTD3RB43F7PHZ5VC3IAUM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”82″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468210},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 24: Javarian Benton, 28, shot on Argus Circle in northwest Atlanta. Two others were also shot, according to police. Investigators later identified a suspect. Unterio Ponds was charged with murder and arrested Aug. 6.”},{“_id”:”XCD5RLTD3RB43F7PHZ5VC3IAUM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”81″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468210},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 24: Bernard Harvey, 55, was found dead inside a North Avenue apartment. Few details were released on the case, which remains an open investigation.”},{“_id”:”FE4TZW4IXZAWBLWC2QT6UFGKPE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”80″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468209},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 20: Nicholas Brown, 32, was shot after a fight with a woman in the 1300 block of Kimberly Way, police said. Within minutes, investigators identified a suspect. Tynessia Lashun Naji, 24, was arrested on charges of murder and aggravated assault.”},{“_id”:”VQINBBN7RBHTBAUKCCUINSKMJ4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”79″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468208},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 17: Danzel Mullins, 34, found shot to death inside a car that was on fire in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood. Investigators later released video of a car whose driver may have been involved in the crime, which happened in the 900 block of Cunningham Place.”},{“_id”:”6WBWZTJHGRB2PLUYJ67YQWZT6Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”78,and104″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468207},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 15: Joshua Evans, 36, killed in a drive-by shooting at a convenience store. Evans and 42-year-old Chicorley Vickers were standing with a woman outside the Pick’n’Pay at the corner of Joseph E. Boone Boulevard and Chappell Road, according to Atlanta police. Antonio Waller, 19, was later arrested and charged with murder. When Vickers died in August, the case became a double homicide. In October, a second suspect, Jontravious De’Anthony Arnold, was also arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”4NCIXB6VLFG4HEYYJK2E2WOC2U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”77″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468206},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 13: Jahvarious Colvin, 15, shot to death at a gas station in southwest Atlanta. Officers responded to the BP station at 516 Lee Street SW in Atlanta’s West End neighborhood just before 6:30 p.m., Atlanta police said. Marion Davenport was arrested Aug. 1 and charged with murder, according to police.”},{“_id”:”P7D2IFBM2VFLPIKU6PQ5BC6Q4E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”76″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468205},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 12: Kenderrick Murphy, 23, shot July 4 on Hills Avenue in southwest Atlanta. He died eight days later and the case became a homicide investigation. The investigation continues.”},{“_id”:”T4ERUDSUK5DUDEQXX4EIJM2GBU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”75″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1626121954721},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 9: Wendell Williams, 30, shot near the MARTA Five Points transit station. Officers responded to a call about a person shot on Broad Street, a pedestrian-only side street that connects to the MARTA station, around 2:20 p.m., according to Atlanta police. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect.”},{“owner”:{“sponsored”:false,”id”:”ajc”},”address”:{},”syndication”:{},”caption”:”A’nisha Shavers (left) was killedTuesday morning and her mother, Alicia Baker, was injured, authorities said. 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Investigators said her mother, 44-year-old Alicia Baker, was involved in a fight with another woman, which may have led to the double shooting.”},{“_id”:”RXYJZXAZNZARJGOERVROW6AKYI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”73″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1626121954719},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 4: Keon Yarber, 31 shot on 24 William H Borders Drive. Yarber had been shot multiple times and died at a local hospital. No arrests have been made in the case.”},{“_id”:”JEPMOIAHWJAMND74FZII74JIHU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”72″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468201},”type”:”text”,”content”:”July 3: Kaidan Barlow-Gardener, a 14-year-old boy, was killed and two other teens were injured after a massive brawl ended in gunfire in the 600 block of McAfee Street, police said. Nearly 50 teenagers were present when the melee broke out and many had arrived on scooters, according to police. One 16-year-old, whose name was not released, was charged with murder and taken into custody July 23. On Nov. 26, 19-year-old Kentavious Jeffries was also charged with murder, police said. “},{“_id”:”TYDYK5KG4FAU5IW7P6TQXF4CLE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”71″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468200},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 30: Mario Peterson, 43, was shot to death at an apartment complex on Vanira Avenue shortly after midnight June 24. A suspect, Sequoyah Howard, 32, was later charged with murder. Peterson was a father of four and lived in Peoplestown, according to his online obituary.”},{“_id”:”JEPMOIAHWJAMND74FZII74JIHU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”70″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468199},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 26: Bailey Dee, 20, was killed in a drive-by shooting around 1:30 a.m. outside a condominium building in the 200 block of Piedmont Avenue, according to Atlanta police. He lived in Champaign, Illinois.”},{“_id”:”COTDCQT6VJEE5HHGTQFUJBTYKE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”69″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468198},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 24: Encre Styles, Jr., 30, was shot on June 16 at a Chevron at 1739 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. The case was later declared a homicide. Both De’Shant Hester, 24, and Tahliek Hester, 27, were later arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”TLOOSXIAWVAO3J2WOYCEVVRLRQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”68″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1626121954716},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 23: Antonio Gregg, 37, shot to death in the 500 block of Boulevard, near Morgan-Boulevard Park. Gregg, shot in northeast Atlanta’s Old Fourth Ward neighborhood, may have been targeted, according to police. Officers responded shortly before 6 p.m. and found a man with multiple gunshot wounds.”},{“_id”:”4OIAN7FROVBSXLTM5ZKPHUJG2I”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”67″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1624476034222},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 23: One passenger, 35-year-old Kevin Fulton, was killed and another was critically injured after their rideshare driver opened fire outside a northeast Atlanta gas station, police said. The driver, Nigel Nembhard, 36, was charged with felony murder and aggravated assault. Nembhard was re-indicted Sept. 13 and the felony murder charge was changed to voluntary manslaughter, online court records show.”},{“_id”:”VHVMAKJYGNBK7MP5U74N3UG3D4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”66″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1624476034221},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 22: A double shooting at a northeast Atlanta apartment complex left one person dead and another injured, police said. Officers arrived at the 400 block of Central Park Place around 4:45 p.m. regarding a person shot, police confirmed. Malik Campbell, 30, died at the scene.”},{“_id”:”OGDOD2XF3BGWXNUJ2PTNK4J45A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”65″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1624476034220},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 20: A 37-year-old man, later identified as Rasttish Fallen was shot and killed at 421 Boulevard NE, Atlanta police said. Police identified Eddie Jackson, 52, as the murder suspect and he surrendered the same day. Witnesses said Jackson and Fallen argued before shots were fired in the northeast Atlanta neighborhood.”},{“_id”:”ZT7EJPP53ND5NHCTOAKYEX5FZQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”64″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1623674132599},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 13: Corey Burnett, a 26-year-old man, died after he was found shot near a southeast Atlanta gas station in the 1600 block of Eastland Road. Investigators believe he was shot less than a mile away on Montvallo Terrace, according to a police report. Burnett lived in Lithonia, according to his obituary.”},{“_id”:”BBXXE4UWS5GAHP2ZD6MQB4XBCM”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”63″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1623418969598},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 11: Diamond O’Neal, 23, shot in northwest Atlanta. O’Neal was found in an apartment near the intersection of West Lake Avenue and Joseph E. Boone Boulevard, police said. After a man was found shot at a nearby gas station, officers followed a trail of blood to a nearby apartment complex. On June 17, 28-year-old Vorquis Williams was arrested and charged with murder and two counts of aggravated assault.”},{“_id”:”R5JKQMWOUBBZXPVHQBVEBRWVGE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”62″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468190},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 4: Eddie Walker, 71, hit with a hammer May 25 on Herring Road in southwest Atlanta. Investigators found the hammer beside Walker, who was found in an abandoned home. He died June 1 and the case became a homicide investigation. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect.”},{“_id”:”RTEB2AJMMRBEHCIPLT5J3YIQEY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”61″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622832895090},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 3: Courtney Lyons Jr., 21, shot on Perry Boulevard. Lyons’ body was found just after 8 a.m. at the Westside Crossing Apartments. He lived in Loganville, according to his online obituary. Two suspects, Marcayla Brianna Kemp and Billy Wells, were arrested and charged with murder three days later, jail records show.”},{“_id”:”NKSWRFP3MBF5FMBUGUD2MXC2FI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”60″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190781},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 2: Justine Bernard, 19, shot on Auburn Avenue. Bernard was shot while visiting Atlanta, according to police. Nyasia Reeves, a 20-year-old suspect, was arrested and charged with murder. Bernard was a student at the University of New Haven in Connecticut, according to the university.”},{“_id”:”HW3HLR5UMZCEBCZWYRANPBHWLU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”59″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190780},”type”:”text”,”content”:”June 1: Ray Gibson, 29, on Harwell Road. Gibson was found shot in the parking lot of the Vue at Harwell apartment complex.”},{“_id”:”U4OYLYU6CZFVPD77XGHJ6Z56N4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”58″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190778},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 31: Michael Gary, 46, shot on Fairburn Road. Gary was killed in a drive-by shooting in the parking lot of the Fairburn Gordon Apartments. 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Jackson Jr. was shot in his own bedroom, according to his family and police. Jamarion Ivory, 18, was charged with his murder.”},{“_id”:”NIQM4PM2WRC55NWJJP7O57AJQI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”56″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1623110649793},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 28: Jaques Gresham, 26, on William H. Borders Drive Gresham was killed in a drive-by shooting in southeast Atlanta’s Sweet Auburn neighborhood. He is survived by a young daughter, according to a GoFundMe page.”},{“_id”:”UZKDABTRERA67CIFUJCFEEZWUI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”55″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190775},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 27: Jaquayon Gibson, 19, shot on Larchwood Road. Gibson died after being shot multiple times following a dispute in southwest Atlanta.”},{“_id”:”XB7BQTHDE5CSDKJU4S7PKATQHQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”54″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190774},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 22: Zechariah Tyrell Guyton, 19, shot at a house party on Lanvale Drive. Guyton was one of two shot at a southwest Atlanta home, but the other victim survived, according to police. Tarik Brown was later arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”VN7ORGOJFZF7ZOG7N3WVYE656E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”53″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468178},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 14: Vernon Harper, 30, shot on Lang Drive. The father of two was killed while visiting a friend, according to investigators. He was killed during an argument. In June, James McClendon, 45, was charged with felony murder.”},{“_id”:”ZKQP7MFH7BHKXFJSCLNQDSLI2U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”52″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190773},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 17: Keith Sharpe, 43, shot on Piedmont Road. Sharpe was killed in the bathroom of the Azule Restaurant and Lounge in Buckhead. An arrest warrant was issued for a suspect.”},{“_id”:”2MJDSYF7DNHUPJ64MH3NIOLNZE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”51″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190772},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 17: Alan Turner, 29, shot on Metropolitan Parkway. 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Merrell was shot multiple times at an apartment complex, according to police. She was a mother of five. The investigation continues into her death.”},{“_id”:”EHHUGVEXLFCTJKW7RZDEYHVGGU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”49″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190770},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 17: Mayco Rodrique, 38, shot on Ga. 400. Rodrique was shot as he rode in a friend’s car, according to police. The father of six and grandfather of two died from his injuries when a bullet entered his back and struck his heart, his family said. The case remains under investigation.”},{“_id”:”XOBR43AZMFDQ5EICWJY736R7UA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”48″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628781690503},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 11: Tjvanish Brown, infant, died on Fulton Street. The newborn’s mother told police she awoke to find him cold to the touch, according to police. 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Investigators believe the Roswell woman was shot in Atlanta and her body later dumped in Illinois. Her husband was later located in Washington and charged with her death.”},{“_id”:”XD3OA6CQC5HMBC6WSXGKOX2BF4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”46″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190767},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 9: Lenwood Colbert, 58, shot on Forrest Park Road. Colbert was found shot inside a parked Ford Fusion, according to police. He died after being taken to Grady Memorial Hospital. A suspect, Jylan Nelson, was arrested in July and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”XD3OA6CQC5HMBC6WSXGKOX2BF4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”45″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190767},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 9: Adrian Zavala, 54, shot on Jonesboro Road. Zavala was killed at the Colony South mobile home park, according to police. A suspect, Mucio Dolores Rodriguez Hernandez, was later charged with murder in the case, police said.”},{“_id”:”Z44UB7Y7GZGXFFM4U46L2523HU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”44″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190765},”type”:”text”,”content”:”May 8: Dexter Calhoun, 63, shot on Emerald Avenue. Calhoun was shot inside his pickup truck and then crashed into a pole in southwest Atlanta. 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Johnson was shot near a busy shopping center across the street from Maynard Jackson High School, where she was a student. A woman, Elizabeth Parham, was later charged with her murder.”},{“_id”:”KGP6XROERFHC7AGB4RNC6LPWXU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”42″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190762},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 29: Anthony Parker, 35, shot on Polar Rock Terrace. Six men were shot, but all but Parker survived following the incident at a southwest Atlanta home, according to police. He lived in Ellenwood, according to his obituary. No arrests have been made.”},{“_id”:”TSWL76DYHJFMZPGHXL7A4GQ6WI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”41″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190761},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 29: Daylon Wilson, 21, shot on Chappell Road. Wilson was among seven people who were shot, killing two, in two separate incidents that occurred less than 30 minutes apart. The investigation continues into Wilson’s death.”},{“_id”:”C2E7A7ISRNHUZBBAIKGNJELF54″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”40″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190759},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 23: Michael Jones, 31, shot April 19 on Oakland Lane. Jones was one of five men shot at the Oakland City West End Apartments, but the others survived. It was declared a homicide investigation four days later. No arrests have been made in his death.”},{“_id”:”PIR2NIENPNBRLCG55HPIPYQ26U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”39″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190760},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 23: Jacobe Gilbert, 41, shot on Ruth Street. Gilbert was found lying in the middle of the road. No arrests have been made in his case.”},{“_id”:”6E4NIDVGNBH3PBSXCSCYR7LKQE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”38″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190758},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 15: Stephon Middleton, 19, shot on Custer Avenue. Investigators believe Middleton, who was visiting from Ohio, was walking with another man and the two got into a car together. There were shots fired, and the teen’s body was dumped into the street. Derrion Johnson, 19, was arrested days later in Ohio and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”2KHXKWVEYRCJPFIKUPUKRD44AU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”37″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190757},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 7: Tahji Williams, 30, shot on William H. Borders Drive. Williams was killed outside a business at Selena S. Butler Park along Borders Drive. A suspect, Frederick Goins, was later arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”QQLLWYAY5FC33DB4DQGQDIO3ZU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”36″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190756},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 4: Christian Manzanarez, 19, shot on Woodland Avenue. Manzanarez was found dead at a Lenox Road apartment complex, a few blocks from where he lived. A teenager was charged with his murder.”},{“_id”:”JAJXJETQSBGMFP6TZ6LIXZVC4A”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”35″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468156},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 31: De’Misha Williams, 22, was shot April 25, 2020, at a package store on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. Nearly a year later, the case was ruled a homicide and a suspect was arrested.”},{“_id”:”G7VQPTCQWJFNBFKSJOYWCORAMA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”34″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190755},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 2: Michael Bowden, 39, shot on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. Bowden was killed at a northwest Atlanta intersection. It was the second fatal shooting at that intersection with Troy Street in the past six months. The shooting death remains under investigation.”},{“_id”:”2V72MZLHMNBQ5AXAUQK5Q5PWGQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”33″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190754},”type”:”text”,”content”:”April 1: Don Juan Weaver, 19, shot on Langston Avenue. Weaver was killed in front of a southwest Atlanta home, according to police. He lived in Jonesboro, according to his obituary. No arrests have been made in the case.”},{“_id”:”EB6MGK466VGYJII24GGS6YCQVU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”32″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190752},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 29: Roosevelt Wood, 29, shot on Campbellton Road. Wood was shot repeatedly during an argument at the Cascade Glen complex on Campbellton Road. Six weeks later, a suspect, Damieon Rutland, was arrested in Oklahoma.”},{“_id”:”2MPRERGU7JCCBA5ZMMQYNPTYNA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”31″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190751},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 26: Elexcia Banks, 40, shot on Alexandria Drive. Banks was killed outside Deerwood Park in southwest Atlanta. In surveillance footage, a man can be seen standing next to a red vehicle and firing a gun before leaving the scene. The case remains under investigation.”},{“_id”:”TGS2TQ2DERHH3BGSWG22RY32AU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”30″},{“pos”:305,”comment”:”need report”}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1628821468151},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 26: Tariq Lockhart, 28, shot March 7 on Howell Place. Lockhart who lived in Memphis, died after being shot in the chest at a southwest Atlanta home. Another man was injured, according to police, and was later charged with Lockhart’s murder after the case became a homicide investigation on March 26.”},{“_id”:”2GBJ566FMNCRXAE6JM3RVASKGU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”29″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190749},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 25: Claudly Pierre, 21, shot on Fairburn Road. Investigators believe Pierre may have been shot elsewhere before being taken to a gas station. Investigators later released surveillance images of the suspect. 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All four were victims of a shooting spree at three metro Atlanta spas. After four victims were shot to death at a spa in Cherokee County, a gunman drove to Atlanta where the four women were shot to death, according to investigators in both counties. Suspect Robert Aaron Young has been charged with eight counts of murder.”},{“_id”:”UEJAG5UTPJEYLPZAAJVIEQEPLU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”24″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190748},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 13: Ronald Barner, 58, shot on Valeland Avenue. Barner was killed on a morning walk through this southwest Atlanta neighborhood. An arrest was later made in the case.”},{“_id”:”4PJWWQJGVVEPNFBICL4YSFKHV4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”23″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190747},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 12: Jerome Grant, 42, shot on Alfred Road. After Grant’s death, family members said a video of the killing was uploaded to Instagram by a witness. A suspect, Jerome Pazhedath, was later arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”BJUX4VH2EJEHDOOQAGJTDCHDDQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”22″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190746},”type”:”text”,”content”:”March 8: Justin Cody, 40, shot on Center Hill Avenue. Cody’s body was discovered in a vehicle that crashed and burned in northwest Atlanta following NBA All-Star weekend. Cody was an aspiring rapper known as Decatur Slim. In April, Michael Clark was arrested and charged with murder in the case.”},{“_id”:”3LP2PTMVAFD7RATJ554OAMUTTQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”21″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190743},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Feb. 27: Antonio Holder, 53, shot on Moreland Avenue. Holder was killed during a fight outside an East Atlanta auto repair shop. Lashon Grace, 42, was arrested moments later.”},{“_id”:”WE3AT6PXCZA7LF5T66RMBEYJGA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”20″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1622819190742},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Feb. 25: Solomon Howard, 33, shot on Joseph E. Boone Boulevard. Howard was found slumped inside his orange Land Rover SUV on the I-20 East ramp to the Downtown Connector. Alphonso McCoy, 19, was later arrested and charged with murder.”},{“_id”:”PTL5Y74KEFDVFN2376IG3RR24Q”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[{“pos”:0,”comment”:”19″}],”comments”:[],”_id”:1623050252580},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Feb. 21: Kemontae Wheeler, 25, shot on Flat Shoals Road. Wheeler was killed outside a Chevron gas station after a verbal dispute, according to police. Two suspects, Antonio R. Henderson and Torri D. 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Roswell Fire Department is currently working a significant structure fire in the area of Teal Ct. and Martin Rd. Martin Rd. is shut down between Quail Run and the Martin Rd. tennis courts.

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The Atlanta Police Homicide Investigators Make Arrest in Nov. 26, 2021, Homicide at 3440 Boulder Park Dr SW. https://t.co/dN5VAI3rzl pic.twitter.com/HOPXcvhXfp

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To everyone in West Blount County missing packages from FedEx. I currently have a deputy on a location where it appears…

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These guys came from all over the country to work on Thanksgiving. Thank you guys for your hard work and clearing up this mess. Happy Thanksgiving

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Jubal Rogers told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution a bullet struck Eberhart in the chest after her 3-year-old sibling found an unsecured gun and fired the weapon.”},{“_id”:”4QIETTEUG5BF7I4YY75A3LSWUI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638022125293},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Neighbors told Channel 2 Action News that Eberhart’s father cradled her in his arms as he ran to paramedics, who rushed the child to Grady Memorial Hospital, where she died.”},{“_id”:”2H2UO25AH5HTBEOOYYOMFRQ42Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638024915552},”type”:”text”,”content”:”No arrests have been made, Rogers said Monday.”},{“_id”:”RMCNQ5PADRFPLECBE5ZPD5L6YE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638215513596},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Over the weekend, Eberhart’s grandmother created a GoFundMe page to help the girl’s father pay for her final expenses. 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However, there are sharp inequalities in the access racial groups have to the treatment. In 2019, about 14% of Hispanic/Latino people who were eligible for PrEP were prescribed it, compared to 63% of white patients.”},{“_id”:”VPFTO22TVFHPVBDSSBFKQ4DKJY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635260276714},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In Georgia, the latest Census data shows Hispanics make up about 10%of the state’s population, and accounted for 9% of HIV cases in 2019, according to the Georgia Department of Public Health. Overall, about 70% of persons living with HIV in Georgia resided in the metro Atlanta area that year.”},{“_id”:”5NQE37W2YBHNRD7A2J6XGMN6CI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1630614416571},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“I think oftentimes, and we can see this with COVID, folks say ‘oh these are hard-to-reach communities.’ No, they’re hardly reached communities,” said Daniel Driffin, the co-founder of HIV support network, Thrive SS.”},{“_id”:”TUSL2DTZMBAA3MCKPUM5Z534QY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635345130762},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Driffin said Atlanta’s Hispanic community faces a “perfect storm” of barriers when it comes to getting proper access to prevention and treatment. These roadblocks include immigration concerns, language barriers, and lack of access to health care and transportation.”},{“_id”:”NFBABPOMLBABFKZ343QPMVHQMI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635518288793},”type”:”text”,”content”:”All of that makes outreach even more important, Driffin said. “It takes time to rebuild those trusted relationships.””},{“_id”:”42BIW5CYMFE63IF7FOSMGUI7GQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635513003943},”type”:”text”,”content”:”One way of building trust is to remove the fear of seeking medical services. 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So the key here is prevention,” said Dianne Roman, coordinator for Ventanilla de Salud Atlanta, a health branch of the Mexican Consulate’s office.”},{“_id”:”C5G4GC6UTRCDBEZ5KWMXG7Q5FI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634568013574},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Roman said it’s common for people to get a bit anxious about their HIV test results, and in some cases those fears will prevent them from going through with the test.”},{“_id”:”C344DAXQSJCYTIKQYVOOSWKOKY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635260276738},”type”:”text”,”content”:”In addition to his work with Latino LinQ, Orozco also works with Emory University School of Medicine as a community educator. Within that role he spreads awareness about vaccinations and medical trials that are taking place. He most recently worked on enrolling patients into a clinical trial for a potential HIV vaccine.”},{“_id”:”GXQUZAB5QRCAVM4RF7SHN752BQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634568013580},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Del Rio said he encourages members of the Hispanic community to enroll in future studies because diversity matters when it comes to medical research.”},{“_id”:”2LUZWMQCRNFQHHOJNBRAK73UDU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1634568013581},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“Without community nothing happens, ” he said.”},{“_id”:”FD6LVFGGRJEMXMIAOXVCW34QUA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1635260276756},”type”:”text”,”content”:”
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The variant may be more transmissible and better able to evade the body’s immune responses, both to vaccination and to natural infection, than prior versions of the virus, experts said in interviews.”},{“_id”:”2IWCZPL24BAJPKP3GDQN2QNOD4″,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”TGEL7ESLZBF33IZDPPJXZ6HJYY”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”content”:”Complete coverage: Coronavirus in Georgia”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/coronavirus/”},{“_id”:”UWKPZ5AT7BFHRGURL7SZJEAUEU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699038},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The vaccines may well continue to ward off severe illness and death, although booster doses may be needed to protect most people. Still, the makers of the two most effective vaccines, Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna, are preparing to reformulate their shots if necessary.”},{“_id”:”PDM3ZBG5IZFGTPOG6Y4SDR6TQU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699039},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“We really need to be vigilant about this new variant and preparing for it,” said Jesse Bloom, an evolutionary biologist at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center in Seattle.”},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”address”:{“locality”:”DURBAN”},”caption”:”A COVID-19 extraction room at the Center for the AIDS Program of Research in South Africa, in Durban. In the rush to understand the threat posed by the omicron variant, the worrisome new version of the coronavirus, some experts are pointing hopefully to early signs that it may cause only mild illness, without some of the trademark symptoms of COVID-19. But it is far too early to assume that the variant will not cause severe illness, warned officials. 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Despite the restrictions, the virus has been found in a half-dozen European countries, including the United Kingdom, as well as Australia, Israel and Hong Kong.”},{“_id”:”GQCASA4S2BFCXMQYBJ74VMOXOU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699042},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Already, omicron accounts for most of the 2,300 new daily cases in the province of Gauteng, South Africa, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced Sunday. Nationally, new infections have more than tripled in the past week, and test positivity has increased to 9% from 2%.”},{“_id”:”GXCFY3P2P5F4PMKWMWZI2OGQQE”,”additional_properties”:{“comments”:[],”_id”:”762JAX3SHRCB3CSMNOSHIUDJAY”},”type”:”interstitial_link”,”content”:”Wary, weary world slams doors shut in face of new variant”,”url”:”https://www.ajc.com/news/coronavirus/wary-weary-world-slams-doors-shut-in-face-of-new-variant/CVVO2JE7IFDKTC4UP2SBL73GHM/”},{“_id”:”XN5R7AAAAFCBZDVVM6CW7NIHTQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699043},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Scientists have reacted more quickly to omicron than to any other variant. In just 36 hours from the first signs of trouble in South Africa on Tuesday, researchers analyzed samples from 100 infected patients, collated the data and alerted the world, said Tulio de Oliveira, a geneticist at the Nelson R. Mandela School of Medicine in Durban.”},{“_id”:”IW636TOUIJDA7AFUATWYP467Y4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699044},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Within an hour of the first alarm, scientists in South Africa also rushed to test coronavirus vaccines against the new variant. Now dozens of teams worldwide — including researchers at Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna — have joined the chase.”},{“_id”:”JFM7TPCTBRG47O4ROSFX7IPMIY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699045},”type”:”text”,”content”:”They won’t know the results for two weeks, at the earliest. But the mutations that omicron carries suggest that the vaccines most likely will be less effective, to some unknown degree, than they were against any previous variant.”},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”address”:{“locality”:”DURBAN”},”caption”:”Tulio de Oliveira, director of the KwaZulu-Natal Research and Innovation Sequencing Platform, in his lab at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban, South Africa. Omicron, the COVID-19 variant that emerged in South Africa, was named after the 15th letter of the Greek alphabet. 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Some were thought to have powered the beta variant’s ability to sidestep vaccines, while others most likely turbocharged delta’s extreme contagiousness.”},{“_id”:”A6SXMVW6JNADZMPBDAD6JFIJFI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699050},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“My best guess is that this combines both of those elements,” Penny Moore, a virus expert at the National Institute for Communicable Diseases in South Africa, said of the new variant.”},{“_id”:”MGJN5NMWWFDKTJA457JQK5Q7II”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638189108734},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Moore’s team is perhaps the furthest along in testing how well the vaccines hold up against omicron. She and her colleagues are preparing to test blood from fully immunized people against a synthetic version of the omicron variant.”},{“owner”:{“id”:”ajc”},”address”:{“locality”:”JOHANNESBURG”},”caption”:”A technician works in the laboratory run by Tulio De Oliveira, at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban, South Africa. One nation after another shut its doors to southern Africa over the weekend, even as they spurned public health measures that scientists said were far more urgently needed to take on the omicron variant of COVID. (Joao Silva/The New York Times)”,”source”:{“system”:”arc i/o”,”name”:”New York Times”,”source_type”:”wires”,”source_id”:”https://www.nytsyn.com/images/feed_support/photos/download/4d20c01e-48da-4cbd-a757-8051b287ce46.jpg”,”additional_properties”:{“editor”:”photo center”}},”published”:true,”type”:”image”,”distributor”:{“mode”:”reference”,”reference_id”:”6fa12dc0-f99c-4219-910f-a0a911a4d4c7″},”version”:”0.10.3″,”url”:”https://cloudfront-us-east-1.images.arcpublishing.com/ajc/AZ4PJK5TIYZPUAKBGSXSII6UVI.jpg”,”licensable”:false,”subtitle”:”A technician works in the laboratory run by Tulio De Oliveira, at the Nelson Mandela School of Medicine in Durban, South Africa, Nov. 15, 2021. 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Preparing for the worst, Moderna, Pfizer-BioNTech and Johnson & Johnson are planning to test an artificial version of omicron against their vaccines.”},{“_id”:”SFRJW2AMGBCPHHXNZIYU76ATPE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699057},”type”:”text”,”content”:”The mRNA vaccines in particular — Moderna’s and Pfizer-BioNTech’s — were built with technology that should permit rapid modification. Pfizer’s scientists “can adapt the current vaccine within six weeks and ship initial batches within 100 days in the event of an escape variant” that eludes the immune system, said Jerica Pitts, a spokeswoman for Pfizer.”},{“_id”:”WVKSUE2TJ5FFRKRHFXZIVOII7U”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699058},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Moderna’s work began last Tuesday, immediately after its scientists learned of omicron — the fastest the company has ever responded to a variant, said Dr. Stephen Hoge, Moderna’s president.”},{“_id”:”FRZNUYMLWVH5RJ7NJV5EQSUPXU”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699059},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Even without data on omicron’s spread, it was obvious the variant would be a formidable threat to vaccines, he said.”},{“_id”:”H33QXXO52BF4NNDPBSYWGOJ3CI”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699060},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“This thing is a Frankenstein mix of all of the greatest hits,” Hoge said, referring to the variant’s many concerning mutations. “It just triggered every one of our alarm bells.””},{“_id”:”PLCUTIEBX5B6VMNROEY6AHVR6I”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699061},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Moderna could update its current vaccine in about two months and have clinical results in about three months if necessary, he said.”},{“_id”:”OJOMIYLTUREMFNEPTWQL2DIKZ4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699062},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Both companies also plan to test whether booster shots will bolster the immune system enough to fend off the new variant. Boosters of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines have been shown to raise antibody levels significantly.”},{“_id”:”P3S5NJ7KO5BMFI3VGXVQQQGO7Y”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699063},”type”:”text”,”content”:”But those antibodies may not be broadly effective against every iteration of the virus and may not be enough to neutralize omicron entirely, said Michel Nussenzweig, an immunologist at Rockefeller University in New York.”},{“_id”:”L7KYAJGGOVAK3OJNL5QWBLYKRA”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699065},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Nussenzweig and his colleagues are preparing to test omicron against the mRNA vaccines, as well as the vaccines made by Johnson & Johnson and AstraZeneca. They hope to have results within a month.”},{“_id”:”BF3XSZ5E4BACNPXZK2Y3LTLKOQ”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699067},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Omicron-specific vaccines created in just weeks would be a miraculous feat. But the prospect of producing and distributing them raises daunting questions.”},{“_id”:”AAJEB2RUXJAFXCXER26KALINBY”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699068},”type”:”text”,”content”:”If new versions are required to protect people everywhere, companies should make them available to the African countries that most need them and can least afford them, de Oliveira said.”},{“_id”:”UICFFQHXLVGXZHMEEZZIQSIIKE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699069},”type”:”text”,”content”:”“South Africa at least has managed to procure their own vaccines,” he said. But poorer countries such as Sudan, Mozambique, Eswatini and Lesotho will need low-cost options.”},{“_id”:”P7ZMR7USSVBDHNVJZPQVYYD25E”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699070},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Pfizer did not respond to a question about low-cost vaccines for African nations. Hoge, of Moderna, said the company already had an agreement with the African Union to deliver 110 million doses at $3.50 per half dose of vaccine.”},{“_id”:”GUORFFYQ6NF37PX7ZZN2UG7RB4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699072},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Researchers everywhere want to avoid drawing conclusions prematurely, a mistake they made when the beta variant surfaced. Preliminary tests of that variant took only one known mutation into account and underestimated its ability to evade the immune system, Moore recalled. (Fortunately, the variant also turned out to be less contagious.)”},{“_id”:”WDHLFV6VSRFLXKNIP2N5MCML2M”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699074},”type”:”text”,”content”:”To get a full picture of the effectiveness of the vaccines against omicron, scientists must look not just at antibody levels but also at immune cells that can recognize and destroy infected cells. Immune cells called T cells are crucial for preventing an infection from progressing to serious illness and death.”},{“_id”:”DGZJYFRMV5EZJGUZQK7GSUGUIE”,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699075},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Some of omicron’s mutations occur in parts of the virus targeted by T cells, meaning the variant may be more difficult for T cells to recognize.”},{“_id”:”WBGNMJ25WFCTJGRFD2BIBIDFF4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699076},”type”:”text”,”content”:”Already, a computer simulation has predicted that those mutations may alter about six of the hundreds of regions that T cells can recognize, said Wendy Burgers, an immunologist at the University of Cape Town.”},{“_id”:”CY2CWAUUIFAIDDVR7I52P2VPC4″,”additional_properties”:{“inline_comments”:[],”comments”:[],”_id”:1638187699077},”type”:”text”,”content”:”That may not seem like much. 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