Two men involved in fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery face murder charges, GBI says
Gregory McMichael and his son, Travis McMichael, were taken into custody, the GBI said Thursday evening. They were booked into the Glynn County Jail.
The GBI said in a tweet it would hold a news conference Friday at 9 a.m. ET to discuss the case. It did not say when the McMichaels would appear in court.
The arrests come two days after a 36-second video that appears to show the deadly confrontation surfaced online.
Jasmine Arbery, Ahmaud’s sister, told CNN’s Chris Cuomo that the family feels a sense of relief over the arrests.
“It’s been a long time. It feels like it’s been a long time. So, this day was a turning point in recovering my brother’s case and getting justice for him,” she said.
She told CNN she thought the shooting was a hate crime. Arbery was black and the men involved in the…