Sheriff’s office searching for shooting suspect

Kaylon Jiles

The DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in finding a suspect connected to a deadly shooting in Tucker

A warrant has been issued for 20-year-old Kaylon Janard “Hooty” Jiles, who is accused of fatally shooting Eric Fisher in the parking lot of the Motel 6 on Chamblee-Tucker Road on Nov. 5. According to the sheriff’s office, the warrant was issued Nov. 6 and Jiles is charged with felony murder for shooting Fisher “multiple times.”

Police said Jiles fled the scene in a black sedan. The sheriff’s office said Jiles may be armed, in possession of drugs and affiliated with a gang.

Anyone with information on Jiles’ whereabouts is asked to call the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office at (404) 298-8402 or Crime Stoppers at (404) 577-TIPS (8477). 

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