January 17, 2020
The Cobb County Police Department Crimes Against Persons Unit obtained arrest warrants, on three suspects, from the Cobb County Magistrate’s Office.
On 1/15/2020, Cobb County Police arrested 16-year-old juvenile male in reference to the below homicide. The juvenile was taken into custody without incident on the following charges: Armed Robbery (F), Murder (F), and Aggravated Assault (F). He is charged as an adult.
On 1/16/2020, Cobb County Police responded to a residence on Chaseway Circle at approximately 8:23 a.m. in reference to serving a warrant as part of the below homicide investigation. Officers located one of the suspects, 19-year-old Samuel Mallard, as he was leaving the residence. A confrontation led to officers firing their weapons, shooting Mr. Mallard. Mr. Mallard was pronounced deceased at the scene. The Georgia Bureau of Investigations was requested to conduct the investigation of the officer involved shooting.
On 1/16/2020, the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office Fugitive Unit and the United States Marshal Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force located 16-year-old juvenile male. He was charged with the following: Armed Robbery (F), Murder (F), and Aggravated Assault (F). He is charged as an adult.
This incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cobb County Police Department Crimes Against Persons Unit at 770-499-3945.
January 14, 2020
On 1/14/2020 at approximately 0100 hours Cobb County Police Department uniform patrol officers from Precinct Two responded to 1650 Anderson Mill Road (Alta Mill Apartments) in reference to a person shot. Upon arrival, they located a male victim, with a gunshot wound to the torso, inside of his apartment.
The victim was identified as 22-year-old Daquan Murphy of Austell. Mr. Murphy was transported by ambulance to Wellstar Cobb Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
No suspect information is available at this time.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Cobb County Crimes Against Persons Unit at 770-499-3945.