MARIETTA – Marietta Police have arrested a local man in connection with a Sunday afternoon shooting.
According to Officer David Baldwin with Marietta Police, homicide investigators are looking into a murder that occurred at a home in the 100 block of Griggs Street Sunday at approximately 2:30 p.m.
“Marietta Police officers responded to a report of a person shot at 113 Griggs Street,” the press release states. “When officers arrived on scene they found the victim, Arthur Moses Jr., 24, of Marietta, deceased from multiple gunshot wounds.”
Investigators discovered that the shooting suspect, 40-year-old Patrick Lamar Burr of Marietta, used to date the female resident at the address.
“Burr arrived at the house at approximately 2:30 p.m. and observed both Moses and his ex-girlfriend sitting in a car in the driveway of the house,” the release states. “Burr pulled out a pistol and began firing into the car. Both occupants of the vehicle attempted to flee on foot but Burr was able to fatally shoot Moses before he could escape.”
When police arrived on the scene Burr was still there and taken into custody on charges of felony aggravated assault and murder. He was taken to the Cobb County Jail without incident and is being held without bond.