DeKalb County Police investigate two shootings

A DeKalb County Police vehicle. Photo by Dean Hesse.

DeKalb County, GA — DeKalb County Police are investigating two shootings that occurred on Monday night.

Police investigated a shooting that occurred in the 3000 block of Valley Brook Place. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports the exact location is the Dexter at Decatur apartments in greater Decatur.

“The victim, a male in his 30s, was found shot at his residence, and later died at a local hospital,” a spokesperson for the Police Department says. “No suspects have been arrested and the victim’s name isn’t being released. The investigation continues.”

A separate shooting occurred in the Belvedere Park area.

“At approximately 10 p.m. last night, we investigated a homicide at a residence on the 2900 block of Laguna Drive,” the spokesperson for the Police Department said. “Based on the preliminary investigation, there was a dispute between the resident and a man who was on the resident’s property. At some point, the resident shot the man, who later died.”

The suspect was identified by police as Joseph Schaber. The victim was a man in his late 50s who police have not yet identified.

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