Saturday, September 15, 2012

18-yeard-old Ethiopian charged with murder in Atlanta

(Sept 15, 2012, ajc)--The Atlanta Journal-Constitution An arrest has been made in the Tuesday shooting death of a DeKalb County teen. Late Thursday, investigators from the DeKalb Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Squad apprehended Haenok Tesfaye for allegedly killing 16-year-old Frederick English, authorities said.

Tesfaye, 18, has been charged with murder. He was also wanted for a Sept. 4 armed robbery in which he is accused of taking an Apple iPhone and $250 at gunpoint.

On Tuesday, police said, English was walking with friends in a residential neighborhood near Lithonia when someone in a black vehicle pulled up and started shooting. English was hit and staggered to the next street, where residents tried – unsuccessfully, according to Channel 2 Action News – to call for help through 911 before driving him to the hospital.

Haenok Temesgen Tesfaye, 18, has been charged with murder in connection with the Tuesday shooting death of 16-year-old Frederick English. English died before he reached the hospital.

Tesfaye is being held at the DeKalb County jail on a $5,000 bond, according to jail records .
He has been arrested three times before this year for burglary, disorderly conduct and failure to appear in court for another charge, jail records showed.
Source: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 

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