Three convicted in gang, drug-related killing

ATLANTA, Ga – Three gang members have been convicted in the murder of a 29-year-old Atlanta man.

Deontavious Wright was shot to death on March 13, 2015, when the defendants forced their way into his apartment. Wright, according to Fulton County D.A. Paul Howard, was a known drug dealer in southwest Atlanta's Hagos Park apartment complex.

After the three men robbed Wright of money, cell phones and drugs, the men shot Wright in the chest and head.

Larry Ivory, 22; Tony Rucker, 21; and Aaron Simmons, 20, were found guilty of murder, home invasion; criminal street gang activity; and gun charges.

The three will be sentenced later this week.

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