Man found shot to death on side of busy Cobb County road near private school

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County police are investigating after a man was found shot to death on the side of the road at a busy Cobb County intersection.

The body was found on Mableton Parkway and Bonanza Trail in Mableton around 3 a.m. The scene is near a private elementary and middle school, The SAE School.

Investigators said the man died from a gunshot to the head. Police have classified his death as a homicide.


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It’s unclear when the body ended up in the location.

The victim’s identity has not been released.

Police shut down parts of the road Tuesday morning, which caused traffic backups in the area.