Gang members convicted in mistaken ambush death of local mime, church performer

The victim, known for his mime performances, was shot while pulling into an Atlanta gas station

ATLANTA -- The Fulton County district attorney confirms that a jury returned four guilty verdicts in the death of a local man who unknowingly drove into a gang ambush.

Antonio Clements, who was known for his mime performances in local churches, died in 2014 when he unwittingly drove into the ambush at a Chevron gas station on Campbellton Road at Stanton Road in Atlanta. The attackers arrived at the store in two separate vehicles armed with an AK-47 rifle and several handguns minutes before the victim approached where they planned the attack.

Over 59 shots were fired at the victim and his car was hit 9 times as was a car of a passerby. Clements was killed by a gunshot wound to the neck. Detectives later discovered that he wasn't the intended target. Atlanta Police Department investigations and tips from Crime Stoppers were credited with their initial arrests.

Nearly 3 years after that violent crime, four people have been convicted for the murder.

District Attorney Paul Howard Jr. confirmed that 29-year-old Durrell Marco Muse, 31-year-old Tequila Denae Forehand, 23-year-old Darious Harris, and 19-year-old Jujuane Harris were convicted on charges of participation in criminal street gang activity, murder, criminal attempt to commit murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and related gun charges.  Another suspect, Frederick Rosenau, will e tried on a separate date and remains in jail on an unrelated murder.

Fulton County Superior Court Judge Berry Baxter is scheduled to sentence the defendants on Friday.

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