Austell, GA (October 12, 2023): The Cobb County Police Department Major Crimes Unit is investigating a double homicide at the 4800 block of South Cobb Drive.
Preliminary findings suggest a lone suspect approached the establishment, tragically shooting and killing two individuals before fleeing in a vehicle.
Officials say they were called to a shooting near Reich Dental on South Cobb Drive.
The suspect walked up to the building and shot and killed two people he knew.
The suspect’s vehicle was located via Flock cameras near the intersection of East-West Connector and Powder Springs Road.
Cobb County Police Officers located the vehicle as the suspect headed toward Macland Road on Ernest Barrett Pkwy. The incident concluded as officers attempted to stop the vehicle when the suspect stopped and took their own life.
This shooting is an isolated incident between known individuals, and there is no threat to the public.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information regarding this incident is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Tip Hotline at 770-499-4111.