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Atlanta police closing in on killer of Black Gay Pride organizer?

Tomorrow marks the one-year anniversary of the killing of Durand Robinson, an owner of Traxx and one of the key figures in organizing the annual Black Gay Pride celebration held in Atlanta each year over Labor Day weekend.

Some close to the case are saying someone is in custody who police believe is the killer.

On Aug. 5, Wynter Robinson, the daughter of Durand Robinson, tweeted the police had a person in custody for the shooting of her father.

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Atlanta police ‘pound streets’ to solve killing of Black Gay Pride organizer

Atlanta Police canvass the area near where Durand Robinson was killed

Dasanta Robinson stood in the Campbellton Plaza parking lot Thursday evening with more than a dozen of his family members. They were waiting for the Atlanta Police Department to begin canvassing nearby southwest Atlanta neighborhoods for clues in his brother's death.

"He was really something special," Robinson said of his brother, Durand Robinson, who was shot and killed Aug. 25 on Hadlock Street near East Point.

"It's like we're living in a nightmare and we're waiting for it to be over. I don't understand why anyone would want to kill Durand. He would do anything for anyone," added Robinson, 50, of Decatur.

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Tonight’s ‘Party for a Purpose’ honors memory of Black Gay Pride organizer killed last year

Durand Robinson, organizer of Atlanta's Black Gay Pride, was killed last year

The daughter of Durand Robinson is hosting a "Party for a Purpose" tonight to bring together the friends and loved ones of her father, a Black Gay Pride organizer who was killed Aug. 25 in an apparent carjacking. The Atlanta Police Department continues to seek the killer.

The party, also dubbed "A Reunion for Durand's 'Kids,'" is at Club Moonlite located at 3302 Laventure Drive, Chamblee, GA 30341 off Buford Highway. Doors open at 10 p.m.

Donations of $5 are being asked and will go to help find Durand Robinson's killer, said his daughter, Wynter Robinson.