“This was a relentless investigation during which we labored by means of the evening and into the following day in attempting to collect all of the information and circumstances relating to the investigation,” Atlanta police murder commander Lt. Ralph Woolfolk mentioned in an announcement late Thursday evening.
Investigators confirmed that LaKevia visited Metro Enjoyable Heart in southwest Atlanta to rejoice a good friend’s birthday, In the meantime, Joshua was on the location on a date. LaKevia and Joshua didn’t know one another, however ended up in adjoining lanes on the alley. Someday into the night on March 17, the argument started and later escalated.
“As depicted on video, they acquired in an argument over a bowling ball,” Lt. Ralph mentioned. “They have been on adjoining lanes once they have been bowling and that argument escalated. At no level have been there any weapons inside the placement. At no level did anybody come there with the eye of wounding anybody or firing at anybody.”
Nonetheless, each events took the argument to the parking zone. Investigators say that minutes earlier than 11 p.m. native time, two girls agreed to battle. However, two individuals retrieved weapons and pictures have been fired. LaKevia was hit a number of occasions and succumbed to her wounds.
Costs For Joshua Fleetwood
In response to AJC, authorities charged the 25-year-old accused shooter with “felony homicide, possession of a firearm in the course of the fee of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.” Sadly, this isn’t Joshua’s first run-in with crime. Lt. Ralph informed AJC that Joshua was arrested 16 occasions previous to the killing of LaKevia.