Cobb County Sheriff’s Office, Georgia
End of Watch Thursday, September 8, 2022
JONATHAN RANDALL KOLESKI
Deputy Sheriff Jonathan Koleski and Deputy Sheriff Marshall Ervin were shot and killed while serving a felony theft warrant at 2474 Hampton Glen Court in Marietta shortly before 8:00 pm.
They were taking the subject into custody when another subject inside the home confronted them with a firearm. Both deputies gave commands for the man to drop the firearm before an exchange of shots. Both deputies suffered fatal wounds. The wanted subject and the shooter both barricaded themselves in the home but were both taken into custody later in the night.
Deputy Sheriff Koleski was a United States Army veteran and had served with the Cobb County Sheriff’s Office. He is survived by his wife.