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'I'm glad they found the guy who killed my baby' | Family reacts to arrest of man in killing of 14-year-old boy

On Aug. 23, Quinton Mack was shot multiple times outside restaurant off Fayetteville Road near Flat Shoals Road.

ATLANTA — A 23-year-old man was arrested in connection to the murder of a 14-year-old boy last month.

Cecil Adkison was taken into custody Tuesday morning after a brief standoff at a family members home in Decatur according to the U.S. Marshalls office. Adkison is being held in the Dekalb County Detention Center awaiting extradition back to Fulton County. He is charged with felony murder.

On Aug. 23, Quinton Mack was shot multiple times outside the Phat Phish Café restaurant on Fayetteville Road near Flat Shoals Road.

ORIGINAL STORY: 14-year-old shot, killed near Flat Shoals Road, APD says

On Tuesday, 11Alive's Cody Alcorn was back on scene and talked to Mack's aunt, Qinia Briddy who didn't know her nephew's accused killer had been arrested. 

"I'm glad they found the guy who killed my baby," Briddy said. 

A witness told Alcorn the teenager picked up a to-go order at the Phat Phish Café and seconds after walking out, gunshots erupted. Mack collapsed on the sidewalk feet from the front door of the restaurant. 

He was taken to the hospital but was later pronounced dead, according to APD. 

The circumstances surrounding the shooting have not been released. 

Briddy said regardless of the circumstances her nephew shouldn't have been shot and killed. 

"They got you but I still bless your family. May your family be blessed. I don't have any hate or nothing against you," Briddy added. 

Credit: DeKalb County
Cecil Adkison

A memorial has been set up outside the restaurant in Mack's honor. 

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Credit: WXIA

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