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Man accused of shooting, killing 2 people arrested at Atlanta apartment complex, police say

Atlanta Police said Darshae Barnes was arrested Tuesday.

ATLANTA — Update: APD said Darshae Barnes was arrested Tuesday. He's being charged with two counts of murder, two counts of aggravated assault, two counts of criminal attempt to commit murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony. 

Barnes was taken to the Fulton County Jail without incident, APD said. 

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Atlanta Police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a suspect, who is accused of firing the shots that killed two people back in June. 

Authorities are looking for Darshae Barnes Jr., pictured below, in connection to the shooting deaths of Jamarquez McCrary and Nyriek Olds on June 19 at 187 Moury Avenue. According to a police report, McCrary and Olds were found in the breezeway at the Villages at Carver apartments with multiple gunshot wounds. Despite life-saving measures, they both were pronounced dead at the apartment complex, according to the report.

Police previously released surveillance video from that day. APD said it has secured a warrant for Barnes Jr.'s arrest. He faces felony murder charges.

"Since securing arrest warrants for Darshae Barnes Jr., he has not been located and investigators need help finding him," Atlanta Police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 404-577-TI P S (8477) or you can submit an anonymous tip online. Anyone with information leading to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $2,000. 

Credit: APD
Darshae Barnes Jr.

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