$10,000 reward offered for clues in Atlanta homicide

ATLANTA — A $10,000 reward is being offered for clues that lead to the arrest of the suspect in the homicide of an Atlanta security guard.

Atlanta Homicide Detectives are seeking assistance in identifying the suspect in the shooting death of 40-year-old Joseph Benjamin.

On Wednesday Sept. 30 at about 11 p.m. Atlanta Police responded to Edgewood Court Apartments at 1572 Hardee St on a report of a person shot.


Once they arrived at the scene, officers found Benjamin, on the side of the roadway with multiple gunshot wounds. Benjamin had been working as a security guard at the apartment complex and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators are actively working to identify the suspect in this crime and are asking anyone with information to please contact the Atlanta Police Homicide Unit or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477. Callers can remain completely anonymous.

The reward is up to $10,000.

Anyone with information on the identity of the suspect in this case should contact 911 or Crime Stoppers Atlanta. Information on the case can be submitted anonymously to the Crime Stoppers Atlanta tip line at 404-577-TIPS (8477) or online at www.StopCrimeATL.com . Callers do not have to give their name or any identifying information to be eligible for the reward of up to $10,000 for the arrest and indictment of the suspect.



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