Police: Man shot to death at Vinings hotel

The victim's body was found near a parking deck.
The victim's body was found near a parking deck.

Police in Cobb County are investigating after a man was found shot to death at a Vinings area hotel Sunday morning.

The victim’s body was discovered at the Courtyard Marriott located at 2829 Overlook Parkway, a Cobb police spokeswoman confirmed in an email. Authorities said the man was found near a parking deck on the hotel’s property.

He was later identified by police as Shawn Gray.

While police confirmed the man’s death was being investigated as a homicide, they did not provide further details on the circumstances surrounding the shooting or the victim’s connection to the hotel.

“This is an active investigation,” spokeswoman Shenise Barner said. “We do not have any additional information to release at this time.”

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