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Ohio man indicted for fatal Cobb County shooting at apartment complex

Ohio man indicted in fatal Cobb County shooting

An Ohio man has been indicted for murder following a fatal Cobb County shooting incident that occurred at an apartment complex in March.

According to jail records, Joshua Nash, 22, has been transferred to the Cobb County Adult Detention Center. Nash was initially apprehended by Rome police on March 25 and has been taken into custody by the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office.

The incident involves the shooting of 23-year-old Dacari Early, which occurred around 7:27 p.m. at the Pines at West Cobb apartment complex, situated near Osborne High School, on March 22. Law enforcement alleges that Nash used a Glock 43X handgun to shoot Early multiple times following a verbal altercation.

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In addition to the malice murder charge, Nash is facing charges of felony murder, aggravated assault, and possessing a firearm during the commission of a felony, as indicated by the indictment. 

In addition to the murder case, Nash was charged separately in Floyd County for credit card theft, providing false statements to the police, and two counts of providing false information about his identity.

Nash is being held without the option of bond at the Cobb County jail.


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