- Associated Press - Saturday, July 5, 2014

COVINGTON, Ga. (AP) - Authorities are seeking three people in the shooting death of a Newton County man.

Newton County sheriff’s Capt. Keith Crum told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution (https://on-ajc.com/1o9TVtH ) 35-year-old Adrian Riccardo Brooks was shot in the abdomen around 8 p.m. Thursday at his girlfriend’s home in Covington.

Brooks’ girlfriend, whose name wasn’t immediately released, told police three men she didn’t know shot Brooks and fled in a white sedan. Crum said Brooks was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

Crum said the motive for the shooting isn’t known. An autopsy was scheduled for Saturday.

The shooting remains under investigation.


Information from: The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, https://www.ajc.com

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