AUGUSTA, Ga. — Authorities say a man has been arrested in the shooting death of another man in east Georgia.

WRDW-TV reports that 26-year-old Jaye Alexander Williams was arrested early Tuesday in the death of 24-year-old Robert Brown Jr. Investigators say Brown was shot by Williams after a domestic altercation involving a woman they both know.

Deputies say Brown was found in the rear side yard of a home with an apparent gunshot wound.

Williams is charged with one count of murder and one count of possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime.

Brown was pronounced dead at 1:47 a.m. at Augusta University Medical Center.

Williams is being held at the Charles B. Webster Detention Center.

Author photo
The AP is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, as a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members, it can maintain its single-minded focus on newsgathering and its commitment to the highest standards of objective, accurate journalism.