Teen Shot & Killed After Knocking On Wrong Apartment Door
A young man identified as 19-year-old Omarian Banks was shot and killed after knocking on the wrong apartment door.
WSBTV reports that the incident happened at an apartment complex on Fairburn Road in southwest Atlanta Friday morning.
According to police, Banks got a ride home in a Lyft and was dropped off near the wrong breezeway around 12:30 a.m. He is said to have knocked on the door of an apartment that he believed belonged to his girlfriend.
Shortly after, he began to walk away from the door and the occupant of the home, Darryl Bynes, 32, grabbed a gun and went onto his balcony to confront Banks. Police state that the two had a short conversation before Bynes shot amd killed the teenager.
As of now, there is no indication if the two got into an altercation, however, Bynes is being charged with murder and is currently being held at the Fulton County Jail.
We will update you on this story more information becomes available.
Just learned suspect in overnight shooting in SW Atlanta is charged with murder after teen accidentally went to the wrong apartment. 32 year old Darryl Bynes is in jail pic.twitter.com/IYo9wr5khH
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