Police arrest 3 more suspects in shooting that killed 2 youths in Midtown Atlanta

Kameron Jackson, 15, and Zyion Charles, 12 were killed in a shooting on Atlanta's 17th Street...
Kameron Jackson, 15, and Zyion Charles, 12 were killed in a shooting on Atlanta's 17th Street Bridge on Nov. 26, 2022.(Atlanta News First)
Published: Mar. 22, 2023 at 5:08 PM EDT|Updated: Mar. 23, 2023 at 6:43 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - Police have arrested three more people in connection with a November shooting on the 17th Street Bridge in Midtown that killed two young people.

Derodney Russell was taken into custody March 5 in Clayton County by the sherriff’s office, according to Atlanta police. His age was not immediately provided. Two 15-year-olds were arrested March 20. One was arrested by Atlanta police. The other surrendered himself.

Twelve-year-old Zyion Charles and 15-year-old Kameron Jackson were killed during a dispute Nov. 26, 2022. Zyion died at the scene, while Kameron died days later. Kameron was the target of the shooting, police said, while Zyion was struck by a stray bullet.

Police believe the shooting happened moments after a group of teenagers had been escorted off the Atlantic Station property and an incident escalated.

Police had already arrested three others in connection with the shooting. Each faces a long list of charges, including charges related to gang involvement.


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