Man arrested in Kennesaw shooting death

Police have since identified the victim and arrested a suspect

KENNESAW, Ga. -- Police confirm a suspect is in custody after a man was shot to death late Saturday night in Cobb County. 

Police have charged 19-year-old Naeem Jakwan Edwards with felony murder and aggravated assault with intent to murder in the death of 23-year-old Justin C. Dallas of Woodstock, Ga.

Police were called to 161 West Station Drive around 10 p.m. in reference to a person down. Officers arrived to find Dallas dead in the front yard of apparent gunshot wounds.

Police later confirmed Edwards was in custody and being held without bond at the Cobb County jail.

Anyone with information about it is asked to call the Cobb County Police Department Crimes Against Persons Unit at (770) 499-3945. 

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