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November 16, 2023

MCS, Cobb County Sheriff's Office Officer-Involved Shooting


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November 15, 2023                                                                           


MCS, Cobb County Sheriff's Office Officer-Involved Shooting 

MARIETTA, GA - During a traffic stop on Wednesday, Nov. 15, members of the Marietta, Cobb, and Smyrna Organized Crime Unit (MCS) encountered an individual and shots were fired. 

The incident occurred at approximately 5:30 p.m. near South Cobb Dr. and Old Concord. The officer-involved shooting included Cobb County Police Department officers and Cobb County Sheriff's Office deputies. 

The suspect is deceased. Law enforcement officers were not injured in this incident. 

The Georgia Bureau of Investigations will conduct an independent investigation. A joint unit, MCS, is overseen by the Cobb County Sheriff's Office.


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