Marietta father, son arrested in apartment complex shooting

Marietta father, son arrested in apartment complex shooting

Cobb County police have arrested a Marietta man and his son in connection with a Wednesday evening shooting that left a man seriously injured.

The shooting happened about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Lorene Lodge apartment complex on Lorene Drive near Marietta, according to Cobb police spokesman Mike Bowman.

The victim, whose name has not been released, was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital, “where he is being treated for possible life-threatening injuries,” Bowman said.

Police arrested Corey Leroy Hughes Sr., 44, and Corey Leroy Hughes Jr., 20, both of Marietta, and charged each with aggravated assault, Bowman said. Both men are being held at the Cobb County Adult Detention Center.

Police have not released a motive for the shooting.

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