Ezzard tried to flee but collapsed not far from Wish.
No charges have been filed against Jones, and it is unclear whether he will face any. Jones could not be reached for comment.
Also unclear is what happened to the person who had accompanied Ezzard.
Police continue to investigate.
According to Georgia Department of Corrections and Fulton County jail records, Ezzard has been arrested several dozen times since 1998 and convicted twice on a range of charges including attempting to enter a vehicle, cocaine possession, robbery, making terroristic threats and aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.