Fatalities, suspect in Stone Mountain shooting identified

Shooting leaves 2 dead, 1 critically injured in DeKalb County
Published: May. 2, 2023 at 4:50 AM EDT|Updated: May. 2, 2023 at 3:38 PM EDT
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STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - UPDATE: The fatalities and suspect in the shooting have been identified. 36-year-old Twayne Worthy and 36-year-old Deenay Munford both died of their injuries.

32-year-old Brandon Johnson has been accused of the murders. He is facing felony murder charges.

A potential fourth victim appeared at a hospital around 11 a.m. with gunshot wounds to his legs. his involvement in the case has not been determined.

ORIGINAL STORY: A deadly triple shooting is under investigation Tuesday morning in DeKalb County.

The DeKalb County Police Department says at 3 a.m., officers responded to the area of Kelton Drive and Cedar Park Way in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival, officers located a male suffering from a gunshot wound who was transported to a local hospital in critical condition. Officers then responded to the 4600 block of Cedar Park Way and located two individuals dead from apparent gunshot wounds.

Police roped off at least three sections of the neighborhood as crime scene investigators gathered evidence. Detectives focused their attention on several items found on the streets, including a handgun, some plastic bags, and shotgun shells.

“It’s very, very scary,” said LaToya Vinson, a neighbor who awoke to the sound of gunfire. “I was scared for my son, myself. I told my husband, ‘Get up and get your gun. That sounds like it’s literally in our yard.’”

She said they immediately went to their son’s bedroom and were relieved that he was okay.

“Bullets can go flying,” Vinson said. “I mean, it could’ve easily come through any of our windows.”

“There are gunshots over here all the time. It’s not really a safe place to live,” said her husband, Quincy Vinson. “We’re kind of thinking about getting out of this area.”

If you have any information regarding this incident, contact the DeKalb County Police Department or Crime Stoppers.