Man shot dead after bar dispute

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NEWNAN, Ga. —

Police say an altercation at a Newnan bar has left one man dead and another in jail.

James Christopher Johnson, III died from a single gunshot wound to the chest. 

Police said Adam Lee Edmonson, of Hogansville, is accused of shooting the 25-year-old at the Corner Tavern on Saturday night.

Police said the incident stemmed from an argument between the two about Johnson’s girlfriend.

Edmonson, 26, is being held on a murder charge at Coweta County jail.