Cobb County Police investigate Sunday double homicide in Austell
by Sarah Westwood
May 20, 2014 12:21 AM | 5314 views | 0 0 comments | 14 14 recommendations | email to a friend | print
Cobb County Police are investigating a double homicide that occurred early Sunday evening in Austell.

Investigators report they received a 911 call about shots fired on Cardell Road, followed shortly by a second call alerting authorities to the presence of gunshot victims inside a residence near the same street.

According to police, officers discovered two deceased men inside the house upon their arrival who had been killed by apparent gunshot wounds. Police have identified the men as 20-year-old David Blount of Smyrna and 24-year-old Ryan Christopher Bobbitt of Marietta.

Police say two other men survived the shooting, though they sustained significant injuries and required hospitalization.

Anyone with information about the crime is asked to call (770) 499-3945.

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