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Man 'killed his mistress' son' then went on the run Man 'killed his mistress' son' then went on the run
  • Atlanta police are searching for Calvin Sneed, 51, accused of killing 30-year-old Gregory Jones Jr Monday night
  • Jones, a father-of-five, was shot four times in front of his mother and grandmother
  • Victim's mother said Sneed shot Jones with a revolver after the younger man confronted him about his treatment of the woman 
  • Sneed also allegedly fired one a neighbor who tried to come to Jones' defense, but missed 
  • Murder suspect headed to work at a Chevrolet car dealership the next day, where he allegedly confessed to the killing, then fled  

Police in Georgia have launched a manhunt for a DeKalb County car salesman who is accused of killing his mistress' son in front of his family during a domestic dispute.

Calvin Sneed, 51, is facing murder charges in the shooting death of 30-year-old Gregory Jones Jr, who was shot dead at his family's home in the 3000 block of Croft Place in Atlanta at 10pm Monday.

According to the victim’s mother, Antoinette Williams, her son confronted Sneed about the way he has been treating the woman.

 Calvin Sneed, 51Gregory Jones Jr, 30 

Manhunt: Police in Atlanta are on the hunt for Calvin Sneed, 51, accused of killing his mistress' son, 30-year-old Gregory Jones Jr, during a domestic dispute Monday 

 The deadly shooting took place at the family's home on Croft Place in Atlanta (pictured)

The deadly shooting took place at the family's home on Croft Place in Atlanta (pictured)

'Calvin reached in his pocket and pulled the revolver out and repeatedly stood over my son and shot him,' Williams told the station WSBTV.

Investigators said when a neighbor tried to come to Jones' defense, Sneed fired on him but missed, reported 11 Alive Atlanta.

 Mother speaks: Antoinette Williams says she witnessed her boyfriend shoot her son four times after the 30-year-old confronted Sneed about his treatment of his mother 

Mother speaks: Antoinette Williams says she witnessed her boyfriend shoot her son four times after the 30-year-old confronted Sneed about his treatment of his mother 

Jones' grandmother Mary Andrews, who was at home at the time of the shooting, said her mortally wounded grandson was able to make his way into the house, telling her that Sneed shot him four times and that he was dying.

Jones was rushed to Grady Hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries 10 hours later. He is survived by five young children.

Andrews revealed that Jones and Sneed had a strained relationship and that the two men had clashed once before over the mother.

The day after the deadly shooting, Calvin Sneed's colleagues at Superior Chevrolet car dealership reported that he came in to work as usual, but he later allegedly confessed to killing his mistress' son.

Police said Sneed then proceeded to clean out his office, telling co-workers he did not want cops to come looking for him.

After leaving work, the 51-year-old car salesman made several phone calls from different numbers trying to get his last paycheck from his employer.

 
 Jones was shot four times and died 10 hours lateHe leaves behind five young children 

Jones was shot four times and died 10 hours later. He leaves behind five young children (right)

 Sneed showed up to work at Superior Chevrolet the next day, but later confessed to the killing, cleaned out his office and took off 

Sneed showed up to work at Superior Chevrolet the next day, but later confessed to the killing, cleaned out his office and took off 

On Wednesday, police tracked down Sneed's red 2006 Kia Sonata to a home located less than 2 miles from the scene of the crime.

The vehicle was in the possession of a teenager, suggesting that Sneed might have sold it before going on the lam.

Sneed is described as 6-foot-tall, weighing 190lbs and should be considered armed and dangerous.

His last know place of residence was in Lithia Springs, Georgia, but police said he has ties to Memphis, Tennessee.

Both Jones' mother and grandmother made a public plea asking Sneed to turn himself in.

A relative has launched a GoFundMe campaign to cover Jones' funeral expenses and provide financial aid to her five children. 


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