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Tuesday, May 25, 2010

GA Tower, Father Of Five, Killed At Stop Light

Sad, sad news. Our condolences to the family and acquaintances of 41-year-old Anthony Scott Carter, who worked for South DeKalb Towing. Here's the story from www.wsbtv.com:
DeKalb Police arrested two people in connection with the Saturday shooting death of a man waiting at a red light, Channel 2 Action News reporter Tony Thomas learned.Police believe the father of five, who was shot while waiting at a red light, knew his attackers.The shooting happened around 3 a.m. Saturday near the intersection of Panola Road and Covington Highway, DeKalb County police officials said. Police said Anthony Scott Carter, 41, had just left his Avondale High School reunion. He died from the injury.Family members described the father of five as a hard worker and a family man who didn't deserve to die."It's hard right now because I don't even understand how someone could do him like that," said Jessica Weaver, Carter's sister.Police said the victim’s vehicle was stopped at a red light when another vehicle pulled up and fired one shot, striking the victim in the upper torso area.Investigators said the victim managed to drive to a nearby Shell gas station.He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital where he later died.Thomas also spoke with the victim's boss at South DeKalb Towing where he was said to be the best driver they had."He's a problem solver, never creates a problem, he's a great guy, just hard to see and hear that this has happened," said Walter Jackson.One suspect was identified as Menshack Nyepah. He made his first court appearance Sunday night. The other suspect's name has not been released.

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