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Cobb County man indicted in Vinings townhome shooting


A Cobb grand jury indicted Deandra Benson-Perryman, 36, in the fatal shooting of a 31-year-old man at a Vinings townhome complex in February.

Benson-Perryman was arrested and accused of shooting and killing Timothy Bennett in the torso multiple times on the evening of Feb. 10 at the Reverie on Cumberland townhome complex, where Benson-Perryman was a resident. After being transported to Wellstar Kennestone Hospital, Bennett was pronounced dead as a result of his injuries. According to police, witnesses suggested an altercation between the two men preceded the shooting.

In addition to one count each of malice and felony murder, Benson-Perryman is also charged with aggravated assault and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Benson-Perryman remains in the Cobb County jail without bond.


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