Barney Simms, age 70

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Shot dead on April 9, 2016 in Atlanta, Georgia.

Simms what shot by a 17-year-old teen. Police say they have information about a possible motive, but it has not been released as of April 14th. Simms was retired as an executive at the Atlanta Housing Authority, taught at Georgia Perimeter College, and served on the board of Atlanta Victims Assistance.

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