Arrests made in shooting death of Berry student

From Hometown Headlines:

Investigators have charged two men with the murder of a Berry student Saturday morning in Armuchee.

Ricket Damon Carter III, 19, of Columbus, and Troy Jamal Cokley, 19, of Riverdale, have each been charged with murder, aggravated assault, armed robbery and possession of controlled substance in relation to the event.

Police allege that the men traveled to Rome to meet Joseph McDaniel.

An argument ensued that resulted in the death of the 19-year-old student, who is originally from Columbus.

Patrol officers responded to 12 Summer Stone Drive, Apartment C around 2:30 a.m. on Saturday morning following a report to Floyd 911.

Investigators followed information that led them to Columbus, Ga where the suspects were found and detained in an apartment complex there.

The Floyd County Police Department extends it appreciation to the Georgia Information Sharing Analysis Center for their assistance in this investigation.

The police department would also like to thank the Columbus Police Department for their assistance and support of our investigators in this case.