Arrest made after mother of 5 shot, killed in front of her family

A Marietta woman is dead and the father of her children is facing charges in connection with her shooting Sunday in front of her family, police said.

Justin Cox, a felon, was arrested about 8:30 p.m. Monday on Campbellton Road in Atlanta, Marietta police Officer Chuck McPhilamy said.

Cox is accused of shooting 34-year-old Felicia Miller and leaving her body in a car on the driveway in the 300 block of Pin Oak Court.

Justin Cox is accused of shooting and killing Felicia Miller on Sunday in the 300 block of Pin Oak Court, police said. (Channel 2 Action News)

Officers were dispatched about 4 p.m. Sunday after multiple shots were reported in the area, McPhilamy said.

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When they arrived, they found Miller — a mother of five, according to Channel 2 Action News — sitting in a parked Dodge Charger.

Relatives told the news station that Cox, 40, walked up to the car and fired through a window.

"He stood right there and he looked me dead in my face and unloaded the gun again on her," the victim's mother, Gloria Blaylock, said.

Miller was taken to WellStar Kennestone Hospital with multiple gunshot wounds, and she later died of her injuries, police said.

Anyone with information related to the case is asked to call Marietta police Det. Sheffield at 770-794-5345.

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