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Alpharetta Police Need Help to Find Armed and Dangerous Suspect

A reward has been offered for information leading to the arrest of a suspect in the shooting death of a Canton man at an Alpharetta townhome.

Alpharetta detectives believe a murder suspect is hiding in the metro Atlanta area, but they've been unable to find him. So the Alpharetta Department of Public Safety has renewed its call and an offer of .

Woods is wanted in connection with the . Rose was visiting a friend at the Stoneridge townhome subdivision in Alpharetta when someone knocked on the door. After the door was answered, Rose was shot in the lower abdomen. He was taken to North Fulton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Alpharetta police captured someone they believe was an accomplice to Woods in Sandy Springs, but have had no luck in arresting Woods.

Any of the public who sees Woods should not approach him, but should call 911. Anyone who has information about where he is should call Detective Braithwaite at 678-297-6322.

Several friends of Rose attended a press conference George held this week, also asking for the public's help not only in capture Woods, but also helping Rose's family with bills from his funeral.

Jerad Bartlett said a bank account was set up with Wells Fargo for the Zachary Rose Memorial Fund. So far enough money has been donated to pay the deposit on his funeral, which was held Saturday, Feb. 2. But the bill is in the thousands of dollars, and neither of his parents are working right now. Bartlett said his friend was a big financial supporter of his parents.

  • Donations can be made to the Zach Rose Memorial Fund, Wells Fargo, Account # 1021155542.

Bartlett and Meredith Murphy, another friend since school days, remembered Rose with fondness, recalling his love for all types of animals – especially his "baby," a Great Dane named Methias.

Lauren Persons Bartlett February 06, 2013 at 02:46 PM
Thank you so much for publishing this article!

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