NEWTON COUNTY, Ga. — Covington police have a person in custody after he shot and killed someone in the parking lot of the General Mills plant, police told The Covington News.
Jalen Ivan Brown was arrested around 2 p.m. on Sunday, according to an arrest report from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office.
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Police told The News Brown was confronted by an employee who said he was exuding strange behavior.
Officials say Brown shot and killed the victim after he was confronted.
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General Mills spokesperson Mollie Wulff released the following statement to Channel 2:
“Our Covington, GA facility reported a shooting incident this morning. “Law enforcement apprehended the individual. We are working with local law enforcement.”
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The victim has not been identified.
Brown has been charged with two counts of aggravated assault and one count of murder.
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