Arrest made in slaying of DeKalb County man

LITHONIA — An arrest has been made in the slaying of Jamaal Antoine Cobb last month in Lithonia.

Cobb was shot to death at a Park Drive residence in Lithonia.

Lithonia resident Ryan Anson Carter is being charged with Felony Murder, Aggravated Assault, Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon, and Theft by Taking. 

According to the arrest warrants, Carter shot Cobb in the leg, causing his death. Carter is also charged with taking cash and the victim’s vehicle. 

Working with the U.S. Marshals and the DeKalb County Police and DeKalb K9 Unit, DeKalb Sheriff’s investigators took Carter into custody without incident today at his residence.

He was transported to the DeKalb County Jail. 

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