Two Arrested in Murder of Ivan Perez in Dunwoody

Police say it was a case of mistaken identity


Dunwoody Police have arrested a 30-year-old College Park man and a 33-year-old Norcross man in the killing of Ivan Perez.

Police arrested Kevin Stallworth for allegedly shooting Perez outside of his Dunwoody apartment just before 4 p.m. Monday. He was arrested on a charges of Felony Murder. Police also arrested Antiwan Lane out of Norcross, who has been charged with Murder for Hire, also a felony.

Police tracked down Stallworth in Jonesboro.

Perez was shot multiple times outside of his apartment building at The Pointe at Perimeter. He was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

It had been thought that Perez might have known his shooter, as the .

Police now say it was likely a case of mistaken identity.

"Mr. Perez was not the intended target," Sgt. Mike Carlson said in a statement.

Perez's wife said that she thought it was a case of mistaken identity.

If you have any additional information regarding this incident, you are asked to contact Sergeant Gary Cortellino at (678)382-6908/ gary.cortellino@dunwoodyga.gov, or submit anonymous tips via SUBMIT A CRIME TIP, www.dunwoodypolice.com, or text via TIPSOFT program, www.crimereports.com.

What goes around comes around December 31, 2011 at 05:24 PM
Ha! Get it on the PATCH FIRST!! GREAT job Dunwoody Police!!! And maybe it's just me, but from the look on the shooter's face, I'm guessing this is NOT the first time he's done this. Hopefully, he'll be put behind bars for the rest of his life.
Michael Caldwell January 02, 2012 at 01:57 AM
Good work taking out the trash guys.
Dunwoody! January 02, 2012 at 11:29 PM
that's what's up.
kim love February 03, 2012 at 08:46 PM
Son of a bitch I hope ya die
l.m.s. November 13, 2012 at 05:38 AM
Cant wait for justice to come to these two...... They took a dear friend and will never be forgotten. RIP Ivan


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