Zakeem Berry, 23, a security officer with Town Center at Cobb, was found shot to death early Saturday morning near the Red Lobster on George Busbee Parkway. The suspect, identified as Richard Holcomb, of Rydal, Ga., was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
Town Center at Cobb released a statement: “We are deeply saddened by this tragic event, our sincere condolences go out to the family of the security officer involved in the incident. Mall management is working closely with the Cobb County Police to share any details that may assist in the investigation of this senseless crime that is extremely shocking to all of us.”
Cobb County Police Officer Mike Bowman said, “We have no idea why the suspect shot the victim.” Police are asking anyone with information about Zakeem Berry’s murder to call 770-499-3945.