Suspect wanted in deadly Atlanta-area shootings caught in Crisp Co.

Suspect wanted in deadly Atlanta-area shootings caught in Crisp Co.
Robert Aaron Long (Source: Crisp County Sheriff's Office)

CORDELE, Ga. (WALB) - A man wanted in Cherokee County following deadly shootings at Atlanta-area massage parlors was caught and arrested in Crisp County Tuesday night, according to the Crisp County Sheriff’s Office (CCSO).

Scene of shooting in Cherokee County (Source WSB)

CCSO told WALB News 10 that an alert was put out by the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office for Robert Aaron Long and that it was believed he was heading towards Crisp County.

Georgia State Patrol spotted the suspect’s vehicle on I-75 South and followed him until mile marker 93, just south of Cordele, where troopers pulled a PIT maneuver and stopped his vehicle.

Scene where Robert Aaron Long was arrested in Crisp County.
Scene where Robert Aaron Long was arrested in Crisp County. (Source: Crisp County Sheriff's Office)

Long was taken into custody without incident.

He was transported to the Crisp County Jail.

The FBI and the Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office have come down to Crisp County and are expected to take Long back to Cherokee County some point tonight or early morning.

Around 8:00 PM Crisp County Sheriffs Office received information from Sheriff Frank Reynolds that a wanted suspect was...

Posted by Crisp County Sheriff's Office on Tuesday, March 16, 2021

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