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Blairsville Man Arrested in Connection with Union County Primary School Shooting Incident

According to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, Dwight Anthony Brown, 64, of Blairsville has been arrested and charged with 3 counts of aggravated assault in connection to a shooting incident at Union County Primary School.  Brown was a maintenance employee for the Union County School System.

The incident happened Thursday afternoon around 2:15 p.m. when Brown targeted a specific unoccupied vehicle in the parking lot of the school.  School was not in session; however, there was teacher planning going on.

Brown was taken into custody just before 3:00 p.m. after an extensive search.  He is currently in the Union County Detention Center.

The investigation is active and ongoing.  Once the investigation is complete, it will be given to the Enotah Judicial Circuit District Attorney for prosecution.

See the press release from Blairsville Police Department below.


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