Jahaziel Dionte Rashard Carter
Jahaziel Dionte Rashard Carter

Sandy Springs police say they have filed murder charges in connection with the shooting of a 36-year-old at an apartment complex on Dec. 28.

Police reported they arrested Jahaziel Dionte Rashard Carter on Jan. 26 in connection with the slaying of Eric Chepkuto. Chapkuto was shot at his residence in the 8100 block of Colquitt Road, the Circa 400 Apartments.

Chepkuto died from a single gunshot wound. He was found in his bedroom by his wife, who returned home from work.
Carter is currently in the Fulton County Jail. Police said he has been charged with murder, financial card transaction fraud, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Joe Earle

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