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D. A. says shooting was self-defense

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - District Attorney Greg Edwards says that no charges will be brought against 22-year-old Reginald Wilson, who shot 20-year-old Christopher Childress to death Saturday in Albany.

Edwards says that Childress, who was armed with a BB-gun pistol and was dressed in 'Bloods' gang clothing, was engaged in gang activity when he attempted to drag 23-year-old Michael Parrish out of his South Madison street home Saturday morning.

Wilson, who is Parrish's roommate, shot Childress with a .40 caliber pistol, killing him.

Childress' family says the dead man was not affiliated with a gang, which the district attorney disputes.

WALB will have more on this story in our evening news.

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