DUBLIN, Ga. — A Dublin man has been arrested and charged with murder for allegedly shooting a 16-year-old in his home, according to a press release from the GBI.
They say the shooting happened on Sept. 6 at around 7:30 a.m. at a home on Woodland Steet in Dublin.
According to the GBI, they say Shamiruna Coney, 16, was shot by 20-year-old Latavious Ramon Walker.
In a previous press release, they say that Walker told them that he thought it was a home invader, but he said that he later realized that he knew Coney.
The GBI confirmed on Monday that Walker, 20, and Coney, 16, were in an "on again/off again relationship."
Now, Walker is charged with two counts of aggravated assault, one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and one count of felony murder, the GBI said.
The Dublin Police Department asked the GBI to investigate.
According to the previous press release, the case was handed off to the Dublin District Attorney's Office for prosecution.
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