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Riverdale police rope off section of Walmart parking lot, investigate shooting

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- The Riverdale police chief confirmed, Saturday, that they are investigating a shooting.

11Alive's news crews found police had roped off a portion of the Walmart parking lot and Clayton County police were assisting, Saturday afternoon.

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Former Clayton County judge accused of leaving children alone in car

RIVERDALE, Ga. -- A former magistrate court judge in Clayton County is accused of leaving her two children unattended in a vehicle.

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Pedestrian killed in Clayton County accident

JONESBORO, Ga. -- A pedestrian is dead after an accident in Clayton County late Thursday.

Police said they responded to the report around 9:10 p.m. in the 8000 block of Tara Blvd.

A spokesperson for the Clayton County Police Department said a man had been hit while attempting to cross the road.

The county's fire and emergency services responded to aid the victim but said there were no signs of life when they arived.

Clayton County's Special Traffic Accident Reconstruction (STAR) Unit is handling the investigation.

At this point, the names of parties involved in the accident - including the name of the deceased - have not been released.

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Clayton Co. officer shoots burglary suspect

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- A burglary suspect was hurt in a shootout with Clayton County Police Thursday afternoon in Ellenwood, in the second of two incidents.

Four suspects were taken into custody after the incident, which started as a burglary call on Katherine Village Drive. When officers arrived there, they found two suspects trying to break into a house there, One fled on foot, and was quickly apprehended. The second suspect was ready for a gunfight with police.

"The suspect trying to flee in the vehicle was armed with a Beretta 9 mm semi-automatic pistol with an extended magazine," said Clayton County Police Chief Michael Register. "During the attempted arrest, the suspect that was armed was shot."

The suspect was shot in the torso and is expected to be okay. The officers who were involved were not injured. 

Getting answers about a Labor Day price increase

JONESBORO, GA (WXIA) -- The price for a day pass to a Clayton County water park tripled from what one customer expected on Labor Day.

"We saw a lot of people turning around because it was fifteen dollars," said Demetera Tooks.

Family after family said the same thing.

"The last time I was here it was just five dollars," said Rouarroyo.

"Online it said that we should pay five dollars. In the front they said it was fifteen dollars per person," Tooks said.

Most paid it anyway. With their children already in swim suits, it was too late to change plans.

"this is what I had planned for a week, actually. I had been going on line, looking at the pricing," said.

Step-son, friend arrested in Clayton County man's death

CLAYTON COUNTY, Ga. -- Police confirmed Friday night that the victim in a fatal shooting near College Park was the stepfather of one of the two suspects arrested in his death.

Clayton County Police responded to Brookside Apartment Homes on the 5400 block of Riverdale Road just before 10 p.m.

There they found Malik Ramee,23, unresponsive who had been shot several times.

Investigation later revealed that Ramee was allegedly shot by his stepson, John Barnes, 19, and his friend Elijah Young-Williams, 17.

Barnes said his mother had asked him to go to the location to retrieve her keys. When he arrived, a fight broke out and both teens allegedly pulled guns shooting Ramee to death.

The two were arrested and warrants obtained for murder in the death of Ramee. Both Barnes and Young-Williams were transported to the Clayton County Jail.