MARIETTA, GA (WXIA) – Marietta Police said three people have been arrested with the Monday evening shooting death of a 21-year-old man in a Craigslist-related murder.
Investigators said the victim, James Jones Jr., a student at Clark Atlanta University, arrived at the location in the 300 block of Jamaica Cove at about 9:30 p.m., answering a Craigslist ad for an iPhone 6 that was supposedly for sale. When he arrived at the location, police said Jones was robbed and shot by the suspects, who they said posted the ad. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.
Officers found the victim Monday evening after receiving a 911 call about a possible vehicle accident at the Jamaica Cove address. When they arrived, they found Jones in the driver's seat, dead from a gunshot wound.