GBI identifies son who allegedly shot his mother before 3-hour SWAT standoff

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The identity of the man who allegedly shot his mother in Jackson County Friday, prompting a 3-hour SWAT standoff, has been released by the GBI during their initial investigation report into the incident.

Jonathan Wayne Allen, 37, of Jackson County, has been charged with aggravated assault after he surrendered to the Hall County Sheriff’s Office SWAT team, according to the GBI news release. Additional charges are expected.

Allen allegedly shot his mother three times in the back, Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The GBI said authorities were able to remove her from the scene and transport her to Northeast Georgia Medical Center, and she is expected to survive.

The GBI said Allen barricaded himself inside his residence at 694 Charlie Cooper Road in Braselton before attempting to ambush the first two responding deputies, shooting at them when they approached in their vehicles.

One of the deputies fired back, injuring Allen, who then remained barricaded in his home, the release said. Neither of the deputies were injured, but their vehicles were struck by bullets.

“I'm thankful that my deputies are walking away from this incident,” Mangum told the AJC. “They were fired upon, shots hit their cars and by the grace of God they're OK.”

Allen eventually surrendered to the Hall County SWAT team, the GBI said. Mangum told the AJC he was taken into custody after the SWAT team deployed a flashbang device into the home.

He was also transported to the Northeast Georgia Medical Center and is expected to survive his injuries as well, the release said.

The Hall County Sheriff’s Office, Jackson County Emergency Medical Services, Jackson County Rescue, Georgia State Patrol, Braselton Police Department, Hall County Emergency Medical Services and the Jefferson Police Department assisted with the incident, the GBI said.

The GBI will continue its ongoing investigation into the incident, including the use of force by the deputy who shot Allen. It’s the 49th police shooting the GBI will investigate this year.

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