Man shot to death in Austell
by MDJ Staff
March 07, 2012 09:37 AM | 5118 views | 0 0 comments | 8 8 recommendations | email to a friend | print
AUSTELL – Cobb County Police are investigating the fatal shooting of male victim found at an apartment complex off Riverside Parkway in Austell.

According to Officer Mike Bowman with Cobb Police, an unknown perpetrator shot and killed Samuel Wilkins, 20, of Austell, behind building J in the Riverside Townhomes Complex on Twin Hill Road.

The call came in at 10:26 p.m. Tuesday and officers were on the scene at 10:28 p.m.

“(Officers) were dispatched to a person shot but we don’t know who the caller was … we really don’t know anything else at this point,” Bowman said. “An officer got on the scene and found a male behind building and unresponsive with an apparent gunshot wound.”

The suspect is described as a black male, approximately 5'10", possibly in his late teens or early 20s with a thin build. Anyone with information is asked to call 770) 499 - 3945.
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