ALBANY, GA (WALB) - A scuffle erupted into gunfire at a South Georgia post office Monday morning.
A man apparently waited in some bushes outside the Smithville Post office to ambush another man. Sixty-five year old Jack Beamon is in jail. Investigators say Beamon's wife works there and he confronted one of her co-workers around 7:40 Monday morning.
The two argued and Beamon pulled out a .38 caliber revolver. When a second post office employee tried to take the gun, it discharged. No one was shot. A retired state trooper apprehended Beamon and held him until deputies arrived.
Beamon is charged with aggravated assault while federal firearm charges are pending.