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Authorities arrest man in deadly Atlanta shooting over bowling ball

LaKevia Jackson, 31, was shot and killed March 17.

ATLANTA — Two weeks after a woman was shot and killed in an argument over a bowling ball, Atlanta Police said they have arrested the man who pulled the trigger.

On Thursday, detectives said they have taken a 25-year-old Joshua Fleetwood into custody in the death of LaKevia Jackson. The U.S. Marshals assisted with the arrest, according to the Atlanta Police Department.

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Joshua Fleetwood

Police said the man will face charges in connection with a March 17 shooting at Atlanta's Metro Fun Center in southwest Atlanta along Metropolitan Parkway. The argument spilled out of the building, escalating into gunfire that killed 31-year-old Jackson.

It has been reported that Jackson shared a child with Young Thug, and her social media accounts featured photos of her son and the rapper.

A representative for Young Thug previously said he would not be releasing a statement.

Fleetwood is being held in the Fulton County Jail. He was arrested on felony warrants of murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, police said. He waived his first court appearance regarding this case. 

Court records show he has been arrested more than a dozen times before this incident.

Credit: Facebook photo
LaKevia Jackson

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