Ahmaud Arbery and Georgia’s Citizens Arrest Statute

The story of Ahmaud Arbery’s death is everywhere now that the video of him being shot has emerged. The assailants, Gregory McMichael and his son Travis, are claiming they saw Ahmaud jogging and believed him to “fit the description” of a suspect seen on a security camera during in a break-in committed in their area. They both grabbed guns and proceeded to attempt to stop Ahmaud Arbery. According the…