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North Fulton men charged in fatal Acworth shooting

Kevin Saucedo, (left), David Solano
Kevin Saucedo, (left), David Solano

Credit: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

Cherokee County deputies have charged two suspects in the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old man late last month in Acworth.

Both men were arrested Saturday on charges of conspiracy to commit murder in the death of JonDavid Johnson, who collapsed inside a gas station along Ga. 92 after getting shot at a nearby intersection.

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Deputies responded to the 76 convenience store about 11:15 p.m on June 26, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office spokesman Capt. Jay Baker said. Johnson, who had been in the store playing video games shortly before being shot, was rushed to the hospital and later died of his injuries. Investigators determined he was shot at the intersection of Ga. 92 and Wade Green Road.

The incident was likely drug-related because authorities discovered about 9 ounces of methamphetamine in Johnson’s hotel room, Baker said previously.

On Friday, investigators released surveillance photos of 21-year-old Kevin Saucedo and 19-year-old David Solano, identifying them as suspects in the fatal shooting.

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The men were identified and arrested one day after deputies released surveillance photos of them. 
The men were identified and arrested one day after deputies released surveillance photos of them. 

Credit: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

Credit: Cherokee County Sheriff's Office

Solano, who lives in Roswell, turned himself in Saturday evening, Baker said. Saucedo, who lives in Alpharetta, was arrested the same day in DeKalb County.

The men have not been charged with murder, and it’s unclear what role they may have played in the fatal shooting.

Baker said detectives have not ruled out the possibility of additional suspects in the case.

Both Solano and Saucedo remain held at the Cherokee County Adult Detention Center.

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