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19-year-old arrested in connection to Midtown homicide

Desmond Ramone Key, 35, was shot and killed outside the Dagny Midtown apartment complex on Juniper Street on April 4.

ATLANTA — Atlanta Police homicide investigators have arrested a 19-year-old Wednesday in connection to the murder of Desmond Ramone Key in Midtown on April 4

Desmond Ramone Key, 35, was shot and killed outside the Dagny Midtown apartment complex on Juniper Street. Atlanta Police previously said they believe Key was killed during a targeted robbery. Crime Stoppers offered a $40,000 reward leading to an arrest in the case

According to APD, warrants were issued for the 19-year-old last Wednesday for murder, armed robbery and possession of a weapon during the commission of a felony.

APD said after an "extensive investigation", the 19-year-old was taken into custody one week later in Norcross by investigators with its Fugitive Unit and the Southeast Regional Fugitive Force. He was taken to the Fulton County Jail. 

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