Jason Ogbomoh : “Arrest Made in Fatal Shooting of Marietta School Teacher in Downtown Atlanta”

Death – Obituary – Accident and Crime News : An arrest has been made in the tragic shooting death of Marietta school teacher Jason Ogbomoh in Downtown Atlanta on November 12th. Leroy Hinton, 30, was apprehended by the Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force and the Atlanta Police Department’s Fugitive Unit. He has been charged with felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

According to the Atlanta Police, officers responded to a call of a person shot at 81 Peachtree St. in the early hours of November 12th. Upon arrival, they discovered a 25-year-old male victim who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds. The victim, identified as Jason Ogbomoh, was rushed to Grady Hospital in critical condition but sadly succumbed to his injuries.

Ogbomoh was a respected computer science teacher at Marietta Middle School. His passion for teaching and unwavering commitment to his students made a significant impact on the community. He was just 25 years old and had already achieved great success, graduating from the University of Georgia and pursuing a master’s degree in computer science from Georgia State University.

Preliminary investigations indicate that the shooting occurred following a dispute of some kind. The exact circumstances leading up to the incident are still under investigation.

The news of Ogbomoh’s tragic death has left the Marietta Middle School community in shock and mourning. In a letter sent to parents, Principal Diona Brown expressed her condolences and praised Ogbomoh’s dedication to education. She described him as a teacher whose passion was evident in every lesson and someone who had made an indelible impact on the community.

The arrest of Leroy Hinton brings a sense of relief to the community, but it also serves as a reminder of the need for increased efforts to prevent gun violence. The loss of a young and promising educator like Ogbomoh highlights the devastating consequences of such incidents.

As the investigation continues, the Marietta Middle School community and the broader Atlanta area will come together to honor the memory of Jason Ogbomoh and ensure that his legacy as an exceptional teacher lives on.

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