Wednesday 3:16am
September 03, 2014
Currently 75°F
Posted: Friday, August 24th 2012 at 8:10pm

Man charged in fatal shooting of ex-GSU student

By The Associated Press
EMAIL STORY CONTACT EDITOR PRINT
click to enlarge
ATLANTA (AP) -- An attorney says the man who is accused of fatally shooting a former Georgia State University soccer player over weekend has turned himself into police.

Attorney Dennis Scheib says 29-year-old Emery Parish surrendered to Atlanta police around 1:30 p.m. Friday. Parish is accused in the shooting death of 23-year-old Ayokunle Lumpkin on Sunday.

Parish is charged with murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. Parish is being held in the Fulton County Jail, and it is unknown whether he has an attorney.

Sheriff's office spokeswoman Tracy Flanagan says Parish is scheduled for a first appearance hearing Saturday morning at Fulton County Jail, but has the option of waving that hearing.

Associated Categories: Homepage, Local/State News

© Copyright 2014 AccessNorthGa.com
All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without permission.


  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
  • Click here
0.074263
icon
75°F
Gainesville, GA 30501
Overcast
Wind: North 8 mph
Dew point: 71°F