Arrested made in weekend murder of DeKalb County teen

Police confirm they have made an arrest in the murder of a 19-year-old who was shot to death behind a DeKalb County apartment complex.

It happened Saturday around 7 p.m. at the Paradise East apartments off Bouldercrest Drive Southeast. Police said people called 911 about a report of a person shot and found the teenager deceased behind a building. The victim was later identified as Tarvis Taylor.

DeKalb County Police arrested Tyreik Barner and charged him with murder and aggravated assault.

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