Police Make Arrest in Bedford-Pine Shooting Death
Kentavious Ballard, 30, was shot Aug. 19, 2012.
OLD FOURTH WARD — Atlanta police have made an arrest in the Aug. 19, 2012 shooting death of a Decatur man in the Bedford-Pine section, near Central Park.
Jeremy S. Woods, 24, was arrested in Aiken, S.C. on Jan. 3 and is now in the Fulton County Jail.
He is charged with:
- Aggravated Assault
- Possession of a Firearm During the Commission of a Felony
- Conspiracy to Commit a Crime
Police responded to a number of "shots fired" calls near Central Park at 3:50 a.m. on the day of the shooting.
Officers found Kentavious Ballard, 30, laying in the grass in the 400 block of Merritts Avenue.
He was pronounced dead at the scene with a gunshot wound to the chest.
Police say their preliminary investigation found a possible verbal argument between two groups of individuals led to the shooting.