Man accused of stabbing father-to-be to demise in southeast Atlanta arrested – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA — A person is behind bars after officers say he stabbed somebody to demise.

Atlanta police introduced the arrest of 36-year-old Landon Gibson, a person accused of killing 21-year-old Chavion Smith in October.

On Oct. 4 at 10:45 p.m., officers recieved stories of an individual down on Flat Shoals Avenue.

When officers arrived, they situated Smith, who had been stabbed a number of instances. He was taken to the hospital, the place he was pronounced useless.

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In keeping with the investigation, Smith was stabbed after he confronted somebody who was stealing from vehicles on Flat Shoals Highway. It’s unclear if the thief was focusing on Smith’s automobile.

Members of the family and former academics revealed on social media that Smith was a former standout soccer participant from Statesboro, North Carolina. He was anticipating a son together with his girlfriend, Shania Bailey-Scott, who described him as her greatest buddy.


“We had simply celebrated our child bathe for our child boy, who you had been so prepared to satisfy,” Bailey-Scott wrote on Fb. “You had been so excited to turn out to be a dad and meet your son; that’s all you’d speak about. The actual fact you didn’t get the possibility to carry our son earlier than you left this earth is really consuming me up.”

After figuring out Gibson because the suspect, police obtained arrest warrants and took him into custody on Feb. 1.

In bodycam footage on the day of his arrest, Gibson is seen exiting a again door earlier than being taken into custody by officers who had been standing within the yard of the house.

Gibson was charged with homicide, aggravated assault and getting into an vehicle.

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