Lithonia PD investigates first homicide of the year

LITHONIA, Ga. - A man was shot and killed during a robbery at Chelsea Place Apartments around 10:30 Sunday night Lithonia Police said.
 
Police Chief Roosevelt Smith said 27-year-old Johnathan Pringle was in the process of moving out of his apartment to another apartment in the complex when someone he knew robbed him.
 
The apartments are located at 6823 Parc Chateau W.
 
 
Police said Pringle's girlfriend called police after she came back to the apartment and found him lying on the floor. 
 
Chief Smith said this is the first homicide of the year in the city and they are positive they will make an arrest soon.
 

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