Friends and family will pay final respects Friday to an Army reservist shot and killed Dec. 26 on a Kirkwood bike path during a robbery attempt.

According to a report from our media affiliate CBS Atlanta, a wake is behind held tonight, Jan. 3, from 7 to 8 p.m. for Xavier Arnold, 21, at the Donald Trimble Mortuary in Decatur from 7 to 8 p.m. His funeral is Saturday at 1 p.m. at New Birth Missionary Baptist Church in Lithonia.

Police have arrested Qutravius Palmer, 22, and a 14-year-old juvenile and charged them with murder and robbery.

Avatar photo

Collin KelleyEditor

Collin Kelley has been the editor of Atlanta Intown for two decades and has been a journalist and freelance writer for 35 years. He’s also an award-winning poet and novelist.