Stone Mountain man arrested, charged with murder

Malachi Coleman
Malachi Coleman(Dekalb County Sheriff's Office)
Published: Feb. 1, 2023 at 5:19 PM EST
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ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A Stone Mountain man has been arrested and charged with murder over the killing of another man Jan. 1.

21-year-old Malachi Coleman was arrested Jan. 31 and charged with malice murder and aggravated assault-weapon. He allegedly killed 19-year-old Jayce Pirtle at a home on Arbor Ridge Drive in Stone Mountain Jan. 1.

No cause has been determined for the shooting. Coleman is being held at the DeKalb County Jail without bond.