BRUNSWICK, GA - MAY 07: A cross with flowers sits near the intersection of Satilla Rd. and Holmes Rd. in the Satilla Shores neighborhood where Ahmaud Arbery was shot and killed May 7, 2020 in Brunswick, Georgia. Arbery was shot during a confrontation with an armed father and son on Feb. 23. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

A father and son have been arrested in connection with the February slaying of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man who was gunned down while jogging through a Georgia neighborhood.

Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son, Travis, 34, were taken into custody Thursday and charged with murder and aggravated assault, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation announced Thursday evening.

The arrests come just days after cellphone video of the shooting surfaced, sparking racial tensions throughout the state.

Gregory McMichael, a former police officer, previously told investigators Arbery had “violently” attacked his son, and the two fought over Travis’ shotgun before the younger McMichael shot Arbery twice.

The video told a different story — and proves Arbery was an innocent victim in the incident, says his mother, Wanda Jones. “He was out for his daily jog and he was hunted down like an animal and killed,” Jones says. “I’m hoping that all involved, they’re indicted and they go to jail.”

Finally! maybe some justice for the family after waiting two months for these two men to be arrested.

The father-son duo in Georgia who were caught on camera in a confrontation that led to the death of an unarmed black jogger named Ahmaud Arbery have been arrested and charged with murder.

64-year-oldĀ  Gregory McMichael and his 34-year-old son Travis McMichael were arrested yesterday afternoon after a video was released of Arbery being shot in the middle of the street in broad daylight while jogging.

Georgia father, son arrested in shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) - Georgia authorities arrested a white father and son Thursday and charged them with murder in the February shooting death of a black man they had pursued in a truck after spotting him running in their neighborhood.

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