Officers were called to the 2300 block of Stephens Center Drive at about 6 p.m. and found Donoven Jones of Powder Springs dead outside the Studio 6 hotel, police spokesman Cpl. Ryan Winderweedle said. Witnesses provided a description of a suspect, who had already run from the scene, and Winderweedle said officers located him a nearby with a gun in his possession.
Kobe Williams, 21, of Buford, was initially detained as a person of interest. He now faces charges of felony murder, aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime, the spokesman said Thursday.