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Arrest made in shooting of Jackson Co. McDonald's employee


By Joe Johnson

An arrest has been made in the shooting of an employee at a McDonald’s in Jackson County this week.

The Jefferson County Police Department announced at 8 p.m. Friday that 26-year-old Devonte Watts of Stone Mountain had been arrested in connection with the Thursday night shooting at the fast-food restaurant located at 4875 U.S. Highway 129 North in Jefferson.

The shooting reportedly culminated a dispute between Watts and an employee working at the drive-thru window concerning a problem Watts had concerning his order.

While arguing, Watts allegedly spit at the employee through the pick-up window, and the employee confronted Watts outside, where police said the argument continued, and as the customer drove away, Watts fired one shot towards the employee.

“The bullet actually hit a second employee who had gone outside with the first employee to try to defuse the situation,” according to police.

That employee was transported to the hospital for treatment of a non-life-threatening injury, police said.

Watts was charged with aggravated assault, aggravated battery, possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

Jefferson police said they were aided in the investigation by the Jackson County and Hall County sheriff’s offices, the Georgia Bureau of Investigation, and the Gainesville Police Department.

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DI'NYE FLO
DI'NYE FLO
2021년 6월 14일

I sent it too Ur email

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Classic City News
Classic City News
2021년 6월 14일
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I got it

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Classic City News
Classic City News
2021년 6월 14일

D’Nye, we don’t twist anything. The police arrested your husband and we reported what they said was the reason why. We are happy to report Devonte’s version of what happened if you would email it to joejohnson@classiccitynews.com Please attach a picture of you with him as a couple. Also, include your full name, phone number and how long you been together. Thank you

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DI'NYE FLO
DI'NYE FLO
2021년 6월 14일
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Will do. Thanks for hearing me out

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DI'NYE FLO
DI'NYE FLO
2021년 6월 14일

I’m his wife. they need too play the camera

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DI'NYE FLO
DI'NYE FLO
2021년 6월 14일
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Yes ima give u my story this is not fair with this type of public Humiliation I’m scared for my life because they acting like he killed someone. putting It on news too blow their town up like action really happening. not getting the true facts and bashing my husband. I kno my husband and for it too go at any level they did something. threatening someone you bout too get a gun, calling him niggas, and spitting on him and you’re an employees leaving ur place of business and approachmug a customer car is not professional and not smart. Where was the manager? Why didn’t he/or she stop the argument in the drive thru window? Why did the manage…

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DI'NYE FLO
DI'NYE FLO
2021년 6월 13일

We are currently working ok getting him a lawyer now but the lawsuit is separate

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Classic City News
Classic City News
2021년 6월 13일
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Did you learn how things went down from talking to Devonte?

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DI'NYE FLO
DI'NYE FLO
2021년 6월 13일

He was a black man in a white town. they threaten him. She spit on him threw the drive threw window. Lawsuit is on the way. Believe that. He was on his lunch break they girl got mad cause he told her too get his order right. They got into a heated argument she spit on him and the other employees joined in they wasn’t trying too stop anything! tell them too play the cameras SELF DEFENSE THEN the em at work talking bout they was going too the car too get a gun? Who bout too allow someone in this day or time too walk up too their car with a gun? Not even a police officer gone Allow…

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