Arrest made in murder of Thomas Jefferson Byrd, Atlanta actor featured in several Spike Lee movies

Authorities have announced an arrest in the shooting death of a beloved Atlanta actor who starred in several Spike Lee movies.

Antonio Demetrice Rhynes was arrested early Friday morning along North Camp Creek Parkway.

Ryhnes is accused of shooting and killing Thomas Jefferson Byrd earlier this month in southwest Atlanta.

Byrd starred in several of Lee’s films, including: “Clockers,” “Get on the Bus,” “Bamboozled,” “He Got Game,” “Red Hook Summer,” “Chi-Raq” and more.

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