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Atlanta police identify suspects in March homicide

ATLANTA -- Police have identified two men they believe are connected to the March death of another in Atlanta.

Police have named Aaron Simmons and Tony Rucker as suspects in the shooting death of Deontavious Wright on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive on March 13.

Policy say at least three men – and possibly more – were in an argument inside an apartment in the area around 10 a.m. that day.

That's when Wright was shot several times. He was pronounced dead when authorities arrived at the scene.

According to the family members, Wright was a father of one child with another on the way.


Anyone with information on the two is asked to call 911 - or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477 if they wish to remain anonymous.

Tipsters can also send information online at www.crimestoppersatlanta.org or text a tip to 274637.

A reward of up to $2,000 is available for information leading to the arrest and indictment of the suspects.