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Family: Boyfriend Carlos Simpson arrested in woman's shooting death

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DeKalb County police have arrested a 22-year-old Decatur man after they say he shot and killed his girlfriend in his family's driveway on Monday night.

The people who live on Eagle's Nest Circle call the shooting an accident, but DeKalb police say it was a case of murder.

Police say Shikhira Dunson, 20, was shot and killed in the driveway during an argument on Monday night. Carlos Simpson lived in the house with his family, and DeKalb police arrested Simpson early on Tuesday morning. The suspect's mother and father loved Shikhira like she was their own daughter.


"Shikhira. She was a sweet girl. She will tell everybody, ‘I love this child.' Even her mother knows. I don't know what the deal was and stuff like that, but it's something that -- it's hard, it's hard right now," said the suspect's mother, Sheila Simpson.

Dunson and Simpson had a 10-month-old son together. Family members say the boy is with his paternal grandmother.

 

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traveon simpson 03/04/2013 08:12:50
my uncle did not kill here so release him
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KARI BLAKE 04/25/2013 06:48:05
THIS SO SAD......MY PRAYERS WILL BE WITH BOTH FAMILIES.
PEOPLE WE NEED TO STARTED PRAYING........
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temake Campbell 05/01/2013 13:56:50
He should pay for wat he did to her LORD HAVE MERCY ON HIS SOUL
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skylar monroe 05/20/2013 10:26:38
my cousin had a lovelyspirit that could light the entire world including the part people cant reach...i love you and miss you shi'
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traeon simpson 09/11/2013 02:01:08
man dont try 2 say it like it was my uncle ok he love shi he cooked 4 her n everything
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