Atlanta shooter faces charges of malice murder and aggravated assault

"Working with jurisdictions across Georgia, Robert Aaron Long was quickly apprehended and now faces malice murder and aggravated assault charges in our jurisdiction," the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said in a statement, according to Reuters.

Updated: March 22, 2021 - 10:23pm

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The individual accused of perpetrating fatal shootings in Georgia last week faces malice murder as well as aggravated assault charges.

"Working with jurisdictions across Georgia, Robert Aaron Long was quickly apprehended and now faces malice murder and aggravated assault charges in our jurisdiction," the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office said in a statement, according to Reuters.

Long has admitted to perpetrating attacks at three locations in the Atlanta-area.

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