Couple shot while leaving Marietta restaurant Friday night

MARIETTA, Ga. – Cobb County Police are investigating a fatal shooting in the parking lot of the Pappadeaux Restaurant on Windy Hill Road late Friday night.

Investigators said officers answered a call at about 10:15 pm and discovered that 48-year-old Cynthia Welch and her husband, 48-year-odl Anthony Welch, both of Kennesaw, had been shot. The couple were returning to their car from the restaurant when they were approached by a male who shot them both.

They were both transported to a local hospital. Mrs. Welch is expected to survive, but her husband was pronounced dead on arrival.

Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call Cobb County Police at 770-499-3945, or Crime Stoppers Atlanta at 404-577-TIPS (8477). Callers to Crime Stoppers may remain anonymous, and may qualify for a reward of up to $2,000. 

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