• Newton County man killed in Thursday night shooting


    NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. - Sheriff’s officials said a Newton County man was shot and killed Thursday night.

    Adrian Riccardo Brooks, 35, was shot at his girlfriend’s duplex in the Gum Tree Subdivision off Kirkland Road at approximately 8 p.m., officials said.

    His girlfriend told police that three unknown suspects shot Brooks and escaped in a White Toyota Camry. There was no description of the suspects available, sheriff’s officials said.

    They said Brooks was taken to a local hospital, where he later died. 

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