Arrest made in deadly DeKalb County shooting

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Deputies in DeKalb County said they have arrested a man wanted in connection with a deadly late-night shooting earlier this month.

Joe Eakmond Morris, 37, of Decatur was taken into custody at an area hotel Wednesday by the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit. He was booked into the DeKalb County Jail on a felony murder charge.

DeKalb County Police said officers responded shortly after 10 p.m. June 5 to the 2800 block of Belvedere Lane, just off Memorial Drive, after receiving reports of shots fired. Police said they found 35-year-old Rico Jabar King dead at the scene from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police think a dispute between the men triggered the shooting.

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