Police arrest man accused in killing of Jonathan Newton - CBS46 News

Suspect arrested in death of man at East Atlanta Village apartment complex

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The Alexan at East Atlanta Village. (SOURCE: WGCL) The Alexan at East Atlanta Village. (SOURCE: WGCL)
Jonathan Newton was killed when he walked in on a burglary in his home at the Alexan EAV in October 2016. (SOURCE: Family) Jonathan Newton was killed when he walked in on a burglary in his home at the Alexan EAV in October 2016. (SOURCE: Family)
Jeffries Anderson, arrested in death of Jonathan Newton, killed in his apartment in East Atlanta Village. Photo from a previous arrest. (SOURCE: WGCL) Jeffries Anderson, arrested in death of Jonathan Newton, killed in his apartment in East Atlanta Village. Photo from a previous arrest. (SOURCE: WGCL)
ATLANTA (CBS46) -

Atlanta Police have arrested a man wanted for shooting another man to death during a burglary attempt at the victim's apartment.

Jonathan Newton was killed in October at his apartment at the Alexan EAV luxury complex on Metropolitan Avenue in East Atlanta.

Police said Newton came home to find the intruder, identified as Jeffries Anderson inside his apartment. Newton got into a fight with him, and was fatally shot.

Anderson then fled the scene and had been on the run for nearly a month before being taken into custody.

Five more burglaries reported at complex

There have been five other burglaries at the complex in recent months.

Two happened on the same day in September and three happened on the same day in October.

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