Police: Man killed teen who knocked on wrong door in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — Police say a man fatally shot a teenager who accidentally knocked on the wrong apartment door in Atlanta.

WSB-TV reports it happened about 12:30 a.m. Friday at The Retreat apartments.

Police say 19-year-old Omarian Banks was dropped off near the wrong breezeway in the complex. They say Banks and his girlfriend had just moved there and Banks wasn’t familiar with the area. He went to what he thought was his apartment but it was the wrong door.

Banks knocked but eventually walked away. Police identified the man inside the apartment as 32-year-old Darryl Bynes. They say he grabbed a gun and went onto his balcony to confront Banks and after a short conversation, shot him.

Bynes is charged with murder. The TV station didn’t say if he has an attorney.


Information from: WSB-TV, http://www.wsbtv.com/index.html

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