“He was taken at 19, so he didn’t have a chance yet at life,” she said at the time of the shooting. “ ... I don’t even know where to begin from here. I do know I want (Heard) to suffer for life because I have to suffer for life.”
A police warrant explains what happened before officers arrived but leaves many unanswered questions.
The warrant said that Heard fired a .40-caliber handgun at Harris’ feet. Heard then “retreated and was no longer threatening any involved party.”
That’s when things escalated.
Garner “retrieved a firearm and retaliated by shooting at Taylin Heard without lawful justification for the prior bad act. Taylin Heard fired back towards his unknown assailant, disregarding the safety of others striking the unarmed (Aquavious) Harris in the neck,” the warrant said.
Heard admitted to detectives in an interview that he shot Harris in the neck, a warrant shows.
Police did not say if or how any of the men knew each other, but all three were from Austell.
Cobb police wouldn’t speak to what the argument between Heard and Harris was about.
“That (information) will be reserved for trial,” said officer Alicia Chilton, a Cobb police spokeswoman.
Anyone with information about this crime can call Cobb police at 770-499-3945.
In other Cobb news: Fake doctor ran clinics in Cobb and across the U.S. for 15 years
A woman pleaded guilty to pretending to be a doctor while running clinics throughout the country — including one in Marietta — during the last 15 years. Isabel Kesari Gervais, 60, used multiple names while offering naturopathic medicine, prosecutors said. Naturopathic medicine uses homeopathic and detoxification methods, among other things, to help patients heal themselves. Gervais admitted to running clinics in Alabama, Arkansas, Kansas and Georgia, promising patients she could cure illnesses like ca