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Walton County man sentenced for gang shootings

By Joe Johnson

A street gang member in Walton County has pleaded guilty to gang activity and was sentenced to prison.

According to the Alcovy Judicial Circuit District Attorney Office, 19-year-old Abram Narshuan Brown on Monday pleaded guilty to four counts of violating the Street Gang Terrorism and Prevention Act, eight counts of aggravated assault, four counts of criminal damage to property in the first degree, and 10 counts of possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony.

The DA's Office said that Brown was a member of EKS, a local hybrid street gang in Monroe.

EKS was said to have evolved from at least one other gang and initially was involved in breaking into cars and stealing and selling guns.

EKS had members living in and hanging out in the Monroe Estates neighborhood and they began feuding with a gang based in the Tanglewood neighborhood known as 200.

The DA's Office said that disputes between the groups were initially limited to trash-talking on social media and verbal arguments, but they later turned violent with numerous shootings and other violent crimes in 2021 and 2022.

On May 31, 2021, in retaliation for shootings that targeted EKS members, Brown shot at a Tanglewood homes known to be occupied by members of the 200 and Rags2Riches gangs.

The District Attorney’s Office said the residences were also occupied by people who were not involved with either gang, including multiple children.

Brown entered his guilty pleas in negotiated agreement with the DA's Office.

In accordance with the agreement, the judge sentenced him to 30 years with the first 10 years to be served in prison, and the balance on probation.

District Attorney Randy McGinley said, “Abram Brown’s guilty plea shows that committing violent gang crimes ends with serious sentences in the Alcovy Circuit. Often people refer to gang-on-gang crime as feuding gangs or ‘beefs.’ But they are more than that. These crimes terrorize neighborhoods and communities.

"All too often, innocent and good people get caught in the crossfire. We are lucky that this crime did not end with an innocent person, or a child, being shot, injured, or killed." the DA said. "Those that turn to gun violence to settle their petty arguments and social media “fights” will be aggressively prosecuted."


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Samson Tiger
Samson Tiger
Dec 14, 2023

Restorative Justice now!

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Stupid is as stupid does.

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Anyone willing to dis-charge a firearm in to a house, not knowing who may be in the house, is a psychopath.


After 10 years of con-college, he will be much better trained at his trade.

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Sounds like he was trained by the IDF.

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