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18-year-old charged with murder after fatal shooting in Atlanta

Garrison Carreker, 18, has been charged with murder after the fatal shooting of another 18-year-old in Atlanta Friday. Garrison Carreker, 18, has been charged with murder after the fatal shooting of another 18-year-old in Atlanta Friday.
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Police say an 18-year-old has been charged with murder after the fatal shooting of another 18-year-old in Atlanta Friday. 

Markeith Oliver was found shot to death in the 2000 block of Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive NW around 3 p.m., according to a spokesperson with Atlanta police.

Witnesses say Oliver was shot multiple times by at least one person, who was accompanied by another person, according to authorities.

The police spokesperson told CBS46 that both suspects fled the scene, but were later found and taken into custody.

Police say the twin brothers were both questioned by authorities in connection to the incident. The spokesperson later said that one of the brothers was released, while the other, Garrison Carreker, was identified as the shooter. 

Carreker was arrested and charged with murder. 

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