17-year-old man arrested for shooting death of Jonesboro teen

Malik Moses was arrested for the shooting death of an 18-year-old man in a Jonesboro neighborhood on Jan. 3, 2023. (Clayton County Police Department)

A 17-year-old was arrested in connection to the deadly shooting of another Clayton County teen on Tuesday.

Malik Moses was charged with murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

It happened a little after 2 p.m. at a home in the 300 block of Windemere Way in Jonesboro.

Clayton County police say officers arrived at the scene to find a young man suffering from a gunshot wound in the front yard. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The man was later identified as 18-year-old Quinton Morris.

Witness were able to point officers in the direction the suspected gunman ran from the scene.

Moses was arrested a short time later.