Cobb County

Police investigating shooting at Steak n’ Shake in Cobb County

SMYRNA, Ga. — Police are investigating a shooting that happened at a Smyrna Steak ‘n Shake Friday afternoon.

NewsChopper 2 was over the restaurant, where crime scene tape was strung p in the parking lot and there were several law enforcement vehicles congregated in the parking lot. There was also at least one ambulance at the scene.

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Cobb County police said they were assisting Smyrna Police in the investigation.


Smyrna police said one person was shot and taken to the hospital. Police believe the shooting stemmed from a fight in the parking lot.

The other person involved left the scene. It’s unclear if that person was the shooter.

A handgun was visible on the ground in the parking lot from the NewsChopper 2 camera.

Police said they don’t believe there is a danger to the public but the investigation is ongoing.

“Anyone who has any information regarding the shooting is asked to contact the Smyrna Police Department at 770-434-6666.

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