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Ohio man arrested in deadly Cobb shooting, police say

Cobb County Police said 22-year-old Joshua Nash was taken into custody Friday in Rome, Georgia.

MARIETTA, Ga. — One person is dead after a shooting at a Marietta apartment complex Wednesday evening, according to the Cobb County Police Department. 

Cobb Police said officers responded shortly before 7:30 p.m. to 2751 Hammondton Road, which is the address for the Pines at West Cobb Apartments. 

When officers arrived, they found a 23-year-old man who had been shot several times – lying outside of an apartment door. Cobb Police said that person, later identified as Dacari Early, died from his injuries. 

Detectives obtained an arrest warrant for 22-year-old Joshua Nash of Cincinnati, Ohio. A search was underway, and he was taken into custody by Rome Police on Friday, Cobb Police said. 

Nash is currently being held at Floyd County Jail. He's facing the charges of murder, aggravated assault, possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Credit: Cobb County Police
Joshua Nash

Detectives with Cobb Police Department's Major Crime Unit are still investigating what led up to the shooting. They said they were collecting evidence and conducting interviews with witnesses. 

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