Police: Man in custody after running from fatal shooting

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Police took this man into custody after a shooting at the Mableton Reserve Apartments.

COBB COUNTY, Ga. - Residents of a Cobb County apartment complex came home to a crime scene Monday afternoon, after neighbors say a man was fatally shot there.

Police were called out to the Mableton Reserve Apartments off Mableton Road shortly after 4 p.m.

Investigators said one person was shot inside an apartment there. Neighbors told Channel 2's Ross Cavitt that person is dead.

Police said the shooting suspect ran from the apartment to get away from police.

Channel 2's camera was there when police tracked down and arrested a man a couple of blocks away.

Cavitt said police used a K-9 unit to find the alleged shooter and the dog bit the man upon finding him.

Cavitt described the incident as an intense situation as family members and detectives continue to arrive at the apartment complex.

Check back with WSBTV.com and Channel 2 Action News for more on this developing story.



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