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1 killed in Cobb County double shooting, police say

Authorities have set up crime scene tape by a unit at Mableton Ridge Apartments complex.

COBB COUNTY, Ga. — Cobb County crime scene investigators responded to an early-morning shooting along Mableton Parkway Monday where they said one person died.

Authorities set up crime scene tape before dawn around a unit at Mableton Ridge Apartments. Several units occupied the parking lot in front of a home, blocking off an entryway. Crime scene investigators were seen walking into one of the units gathering evidence.

Cobb County Police Department said officers were called to a shooting before 1 a.m. Officers said they found two men hurt from apparent gunshot wounds, one was unresponsive.

After first responders attempted life-saving measures, the unconscious man died from his injuries, according to investigators. They later identified him as Charles Pearson. The other victim was rushed to the hospital.

Authorities are searching for two men in connection with the shooting and have warrants for their arrest.

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