Families, Police Ask for Tips in Triple Homicide Cold Case

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Police and family members of the victims asked for the public's help Tuesday in solving a cold case.

Atlanta Police held a news conference in the hopes it would generate new leads in the murders of Joshua Barkley, 19, Marcus Gay, 43, and Ricky Whitlock, 51.  The three men were robbed and gunned down on November 29, 2014 inside a home on Richmond Avenue in southeast Atlanta.

Two other victims who were injured in the shooting survived. 

"We're asking the community to come forward and do the right thing," said Lt. Charles Hampton, commander of the APD homicide unit.

Atlanta Police circulated sketches of the two suspects they believe were responsible, but leads in the case have dried up. 

"Sunday will be a year and they didn't deserve this.  This has torn my family apart," said Lisa Barkley, who lost her son in the shooting.  "All we want is justice for Joshua and Marcus and the other young man.  Please, somebody.  Call, somebody."

Police asked anyone with information about the crime to call Det. Darrin Smith at 404-546-5498 or Crimestoppers at 404-577-TIPS (8477).  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000.