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Bernie Hargrove, 42, was arrested Wednesday night for a felony murder of the shooting death of 16-year-old De’onte Roberts, who was killed after defying his parents’ wishes not to go out for the pandemic, Atlanta police said.
On late Wednesday night, a 16-year-old boy was shot and killed after getting into an argument with his mother and stepfather. The boy, who police identified as De’onte Roberts, was arguing with his family about wanting to leave their southwest Atlanta home, according to AJC. The state of Georgia is currently under a shelter-in-place order.
Bernie Hargrove Age
He is 42 years old.
Bernie Hargrove Arrested
Robert’s stepfather, 42-year-old Bernie Hargrove, was arrested on a charge of felony murder and booked into the Fulton County Jail Thursday morning. According to the report, an altercation between Hargrove and Roberts started after Roberts left the house and returned home.
Roberts’ mother told detectives that she and Hargrove had a dispute with the teen Wednesday morning when he rejected her “orders to stay home,” Officer Steve Avery said in a statement to The Post. “Later, the victim returned to the home and kicked the door of the home where a physical fight between the suspect and the victim began,” said Avery. “During that altercation, the victim was shot.” Roberts, who received a blow to the chest, later died in a hospital, police said. Hargrove, who was questioned by investigators overnight, was booked into the Fulton County Jail early Thursday morning. His next scheduled court appearance or bail information was not listed in the jail records online. Hargrove shot his stepson multiple times after Roberts broke down the family door and hit him in the face, police told WSB-TV. Roberts’ younger brother was also inside the residence at the time, the station reports.