Second person arrested for murder of laundry clerk

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A laundromat clerk shot and killed in April died at the hands of two family members, according to police.

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Officers with the DeKalb County Police Department arrested Kevin Clark, Jr., 19, Tuesday and charged him with the murder of Carlos Lemons, 25. His father, Kevin Clark Sr., was arrested on Friday and charged with murder as well, according to police.

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According to police, the Clarks planned to rob the Spin Cycle Coin Laundry.  Lemons noticed the men acting suspiciously outside the business and went to confront them.  That is when the men opened fire, striking Lemons multiple times.  Lemons died at the scene.

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Investigators said it was store surveillance video that helped them identify the Clarks.  Police would also like to question a third man seen at the laundromat that night. 

"We have spoken with the mother and the one thing that the mother did want was to make sure that these suspects were caught," said Campbell.  "It won't help bring her son back, but she was asking for the suspects to be caught or to turn themselves in so she and her family could have closure." 

The owner of Spin Cycle Coin Laundry told FOX 5 in April that Lemons had only worked there for about three months.


Hundreds turned out for a prayer vigil honoring Lemons in May.

"So let's bring justice from the incident that happened here so you can take it in your community out there," Rudy Lemon an uncle of the victim told the large crowd.

"He was a good guy he went to church he did everything right you know. I don't know why it happened like it did but it did," said Estella Jones, the grandmother of Lemon.

Family and friends, hundreds of them, came to the place where early Friday morning Lemon was shot to death. They are asking why did this happen?

"As I say it could be your loved one so as community someone knows what happened," said Deborah Dyer, the aunt of Lemon.