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The name of the College Avenue suspect has been released, Atlanta police said

ATLANTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) – We have the name of the man police believe shot someone Friday afternoon, putting a DeKalb County community on lockdown for hours.

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Police say 28-year-old Amati Moore turned himself in Friday night after a four-hour manhunt.

The shooting happened after 2 p.m. Friday on College Avenue near the East Lake MARTA station. A 32-year-old man was shot and taken to hospital.

Police believe the two knew each other and the shooting was the result of a growing dispute.

Moore now faces charges of aggravated battery and cruelty to children.