Man Fatally Shot After Pulling Into Wrong Driveway, Friends Say

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LILBURN, Ga. — Friends of 22-year-old Rodrigo Diaz say he was trying to find their house, but it ended tragically when he was fatally shot.

Friends told police Philip Sailors came out of his home when Diaz pulled into the driveway, then went back inside to get his gun. He fired one shot into the air and fired again — this time hitting Diaz in the head.

Sailors is now in jail accused of shooting Diaz. Sailors’ attorney’s said he thought the man was a home intruder.

Two other people were inside the car, including the 22-year-old’s brother.

Jail records say the man is now charged with murder.

Sailors was still in jail as of Monday evening where is being held without bond. He does not have a criminal history, police said.

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