Savannah, Georgia – A white father and son accused of fatally shooting a black man on a Georgia residential street were arrested Thursday and charged with murder and aggravated assault after a national protest alleging that no arrests had been made. in this case.
Gregory McMichael, 64, and Travis McMichael, 34, will be booked into the Glynn County Jail, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation (GBI) said in a press release.
Ahmaud Arbery was assassinated on February 23 outside the port city of Brunswick. The men who chased him in a van told police that they believed Arbery was a thief.RELATED
The GBI opened an investigation this week after the video was posted online by a Brunswick radio station. Republican Governor Brian Kemp told reporters he is confident the agency “will find the truth.”