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Off-duty officer charged in drag racing death

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An off-duty officer and another person have been charged for their involvement in a drag racing incident that killed a 20-year-old man.

Officer Shawn Jones Jr. and Jade Dibaje face several charges including speeding, racing, reckless driving, and vehicular homicide.

According to authorities, Jones was driving his Dodge Challenger down Peachtree Street when it slammed into a stone wall, September 14. Ramish Attai was riding in the front passenger seat at the time of the crash. He died from his injuries.

Jones is the son of Assistant Chief Shawn Jones and has been with the department since November 2011.

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