News Nearby: Decatur Company Battles For Super Bowl Ad Spot

Here are headlines from around the region for Friday, Jan. 18, 2013.

Decatur Company Battles For Super Bowl Ad Spot

A director with a Decatur-based production company is battling for a spot in the Super Bowl.

Ben Callner of PoGo Pictures directed  “Goat 4 Sale,” one of five video ads entered in the Doritos Super Bowl Commercial Contest.

To win, he needs help from the home folks. Read more on Decatur Patch.

1 Man Shot Dead at West End Tattoo Shop 

The West End Mall area is dealing with another tragic shooting today, as news spreads of a deadly shooting that killed 1 person and left another wounded on Wednesday evening at Tattoo & Piercing.

Anton Johnson, 39 was pronounced dead at the scene when EMS arrived.  The name of the other victim that was transported to Grady has not been released. He is said to be in his 20's. Read more on Cascade Patch.

Suspect arrested in Georgia Tech armed robbery

The Georgia Tech Police Department has made an arrest in connection with a pair of on-campus armed robberies this week and says it has the names of the remaining two suspects and are aggressively pursuing them.

Christopher Jamal Exom, 21, of Riverdale, was arrested on Thursday on two felony counts - parties to a crime and armed robbery - and currently is in the Fulton County jail. Read more on Midtown Patch.


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