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Half-brother charged after man shot dead at Paulding County apartments

Deputies say an investigation led them to charge the victim's half-brother in his shooting death

DALLAS, Ga. — The half-brother of a man who was shot to death at a Paulding County apartment complex earlier this month are now facing charges in connection with his shooting death. The suspect's girlfriend is also facing charges.

According to the Paulding County Sheriff's Office, they received a call about gunshots being fired in the parking lot of the Country Gardens Apartments shortly after 5:30 a.m. on June 2.

Deputies said they found a man shot in the parking lot near one of the buildings that Friday morning. Paulding County Fire and EMS tried to revive him, but he succumbed to his injuries and died. 

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The sheriff's office later identified the victim as 31-year-old Lindsey Darnell Foster.

After serving multiple arrest warrants at a residence in the 100 block of Ivy Brook Drive in Dallas, Georgia on Monday, deputies arrested two suspects, a man and a woman, in connection to case, according to a Tuesday Facebook post from the sheriff's office.

Deputies said they served an arrest warrant to the man for the murder of his half-brother, Foster. They determined the man's girlfriend was involved in helping him cover up the incident during the investigation. 

Foster's half brother is facing several charges in the deadly shooting, including malice murder, aggravated assault, possession of a gun during the commission of a crime, tampering with evidence, and stalking. The brother's girlfriend is charged with hindering apprehension or punishment of a criminal and tampering with evidence.

They are both being held at the Paulding County Jail without bond.

The sheriff's office said they're encouraging anyone with any information about the case to call the anonymous Paulding County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Tip Line at (770) 443-3047.