Woman Shot 5 Times Dies, Parents Turn In Kidnapper Son
Here are a few of the top headlines not far from Alpharetta and Milton.
Shot 5 Times, Canton Woman Dies - Canton-Sixes Patch
A 19-year-old Canton woman has died after being shot five times early Sunday morning, and her 21-year-old boyfriend has been charged with her murder, the spokesman for the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said.
Just before 1 a.m. today, deputies were dispatched to 370 Pea Ridge Rd. There, they found a wounded Dejanirra Elrod near the doorway of the home, Lt. Jay Baker said. She was transported to Marietta's WellStar Kennestone Hospital where she later died of her injuries.
Dunwoody Police Look For Con Man Suspect - Dunwoody Patch
Dunwoody Police are looking for a man suspected of conning a Dunwoody resident on a dating website and then stealing electronics from an apartment in town when the victim was away with a family emergency.
Police are looking for Jonathon Shields, 31, from the Stone Mountain area. Shields is already wanted in Mississippi for felony grand larceny and a probation violation and in Virginia for skipping bail, according to Dunwoody Police.
Man Targeted Kids in 'Lewd' Acts at Walmart - Cartersville Patch
A Walmart security worker captured video authorities say shows a man masturbating in the presence of children and their mother at the Cartersville store.
Employees told Bartow County Sheriff's Office deputies the man, kneeling by a shelf and behind a sign, began masturbating in the Electronics department while "constantly looking at the two juvenile girls and looking over his left shoulder as to check if anyone was walking up behind him," according to the incident report.
The man, later identified as David Scott Kramer, 44, of Ball Ground, was detained by Walmart security and arrested on charges of child molestation and public indecency.
Parents Turn In Alleged Cabbagetown Gunman - East Atlanta Patch
Hours after releasing bank surveillance video of one of the armed suspects in a July 3 Cabbagetown armed robbery and kidnapping, Atlanta police have him in custody.
The teen in the video, 15, was turned in by his parents who saw the video, Atlanta police said.
The boy, whose name was not released because of his age, is charged with robbery and kidnapping and is the custody of juvenile authorities. The kidnapping victim was one of several men sitting on an Estoria Street porch when several men rushed the porch and forced everyone in at gunpoint. He was taken around to several bank ATMs to withdraw money before the gunmen released him on Memorial Drive about two hours later.
Police still looking for the remaining robbery suspects.