Thursday, March 8, 2012

Dekalb County, GA: Man accused of killing ex-wife arrested at son's school

By Marcus K. Garner
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

A man who fatally shot his ex-wife and injured another woman Wednesday morning in DeKalb County was arrested that afternoon when he showed up at a school in Duluth to pick up his son, authorities said.

DeKalb County, Police Department DeKalb County Police are seeking Jason Bryant, 26, in connection with a double shooting that killed one woman and left another in critical condition.
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Jason Bryant, 26, was arrested around 3:15 p.m. at Monarch School, a public school for Gwinnett County special needs children, nearly four hours after allegedly shooting the two women multiple times, police said. Charges against the man were pending Wednesday afternoon.

Angelina Bryant, 23, was killed outside the Windchase apartment complex in the Pine Lake area, and Trina Nwoke, 20, was taken to Grady Memorial Hospital in critical condition, DeKalb County police spokeswoman Mekka Parish said.

"He was arrested ... after attempting to pick up his son from school," Parish said. "DKPD notified Gwinnett and school authorities shortly after the shooting about the possibility that he would be headed in their direction."

Around 11:30 a.m., police responded to a call of shots fired in the 500 block of Wind Chase Lane.

Bryant was seen leaving the area in a late-model Geo Tracker with extensive front-end damage, Parish said.

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