DeKalb County

4 shot, 1 arrested after large group of teens join DeKalb street fight, police say

DEKALB COUNTY, Ga — DeKalb County police have arrested and charged a man with aggravated assault after he allegedly shot three victims during a fight in the middle of the street between a group of teens, police said.

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Around 5:40 p.m. on Tuesday, DeKalb County police responded to a home in the 500 block of Pennybrook Lane.

The victim, 42-year-old Stacey Hallaway, told police she was in her home when she was grazed by a bullet. Officials said she refused to be taken to the hospital.

According to police, Hallaway told police a large group of teens were fighting in the middle of the street when she heard gunshots.

Shortly after, police stopped two vehicles they believe fled from the location near Memorial Drive and Village Square.

Officials say they found a 16-year-old and a 19-year-old man, Christive Okiyanguwo, with gunshot wounds. The pair said they were originally at Pennybrook Lane and were transported to a local hospital.


Another man, now identified as Mariceo Godwin, 26, arrived to a local hospital with a gunshot wound and told police he was in the area when the shooting occurred.

Through the course of their investigation, police determined the altercation started with two women attempting to fight one another.

Police also learned Godwin fired his gun several times during the incident, shooting the three victims.

Godwin was arrested and charged with three counts of aggravated assault.

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