Chazrel Burton (Courtesy of DeKalb County Police Department)
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -- The suspect in a shooting that wounded a 2-year-old at a Stone Mountain Kroger in June has turned himself in.
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21-year-old Chazerel Burton surrendered to DeKalb County police on Wednesday afternoon. Burton was wanted on three counts of aggravated assault and one count of criminal damage to property.
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According to police, Burton shot the child after the child's father intervened to stop a mugging.
DeKalb County Police, DeKalb CEO and the DeKalb County Sheriff's office held a press conference on Wednesday to discuss the arrest.
Officials from the Sheriff's office credit the arrest to mounting pressure on the suspect, offering a reward and disseminating numerous BOLO warnings.
The suspect is currently being detained in the DeKalb County Jail.