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Covington man arrested after shooting female victim
Jonathan Phillips
Jonathan Phillips - photo by Submitted Photo

COVINGTON, Ga. - The Newton County Sheriff's Office arrested Jonathan Phillips after he shot a female victim Friday.

The incident occurred on Greenfield Way in Covington between 4:15 p.m. and 4:24 p.m. The victim was transported to Piedmont Rockdale.

Phillips was charged with aggravated assault and discharge of gun or pistol near public highway or street.

There were no signs/history of drug use at the time of Phillip's arrest, according to the NCSO booking report.

According to the booking report, the incident was not gang related.

There is no additional information at this time, according to NCSO Deputy Michael Gregg.