- Associated Press - Wednesday, May 13, 2015

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) - A New Jersey fugitive has been captured in Georgia, several weeks after he failed to appear in court on charges including attempted murder.

U.S. Marshals and police announced Wednesday that 47-year-old Dewayne Pinkney was arrested May 4 in a home about 25 miles outside of Atlanta.

The Trenton man is charged with attempted murder, aggravated assault and making terroristic threats. He allegedly shot a 32-year-old man in the head in May 2013.

Authorities say Pinkney and the man were arguing when Pinkney shot him and his friend as they tried to flee. The bullet didn’t penetrate the victim’s skull, though, and he has since recovered.

The victim’s friend identified Pinkney as the shooter.

Pinkney is being held in a Georgia jail while awaiting extradition to New Jersey.

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