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Martial arts champion killed in shooting at drive-in

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Mitt Lenix was shot and killed at a DeKalb County drive-in theater. Mitt Lenix was shot and killed at a DeKalb County drive-in theater.
Police are searching for Quentric Williams in the shooting death of a man at a drive-in theater. Police are searching for Quentric Williams in the shooting death of a man at a drive-in theater.
DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. -

Police are searching for a man who shot and killed another man at a drive-in movie theater in DeKalb County.

Authorities said 28-year-old Mitt Lenix was trying to get some help when he was shot and killed outside the Starlight Six Drive-In on Memorial Drive.

Mitt was at the theater on Monday night when his car wouldn't start. Police say he went up to another driver for assistance when that driver, 32-year-old Quentric Williams, shot Lenix.

Lenix's parents said he was a world martial artist champion.

"He was a dynamic martial artist who cared for others and tried to teach the way of the martial arts," said Bill Lenix.

Lenix was a Junior Olympic world champion, a two-time world creative breaking champion and was also a combat medic in the National Guard. He was going to school for pre-med.

His family says his greatest achievement was sharing his knowledge with younger students.
 
"Most importantly he's left his legacy with the young students that are around and training," said Bill Lenix.

Police are still looking for Williams.  

"The guy who did this to my son, I totally forgive him. I don't' have any hate in my heart for him," said Candy Lenix.  

Mitt's parents encourage Williams to turn himself in.

"We encourage him to give himself up before something bad happens to him or anyone else. One life needlessly lost is enough," said Bill Lenix.

Bill and Candy Lenix said that Mitt will continue to leave a legacy; they've already donated his organs. They say it's exactly what he would have wanted.

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