1 dead 1 arrested for a shooting at Cumberland Lodge in Cobb County

A police investigation is underway Wednesday morning at a hotel in Cobb County.
Published: Feb. 15, 2023 at 7:19 AM EST|Updated: Feb. 15, 2023 at 2:22 PM EST
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MARIETTA, Ga. (Atlanta News First) - A man is dead after a shooting at Cumberland Lodge (835 South Cobb Drive, Room 210) in Cobb County, police say.

The Cobb County Police Department responded to a call about a person being shot.

When the police arrived Rickey Haney, 34, of Marietta, was found with a gunshot wound to the abdomen.

Clarence Mitchell, 28, was interviewed by detectives and told them that Haney and he had an altercation earlier that day that led to a separate altercation that happen around 4 a.m. Wednesday morning which resulted in him shooting Haney in the abdomen.

Rickey Haney was transported to the hospital where he later died.

Clarence was placed under arrest for the murder of Haney and charged with felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Haney’s next of kin was notified.

The incident is still under investigation and detectives are requesting any additional information regarding the shooting.