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Georgia Man Arrested After Walking Into Grocery Store With 5 Guns And Body Armor

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The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported on Wednesday that a man was arrested at a Publix grocery store in the Atlantic Station neighborhood of Atlanta after entering the premises with five guns and body armor.

“Police were called to the grocery store just after 1:30 p.m. and met with a manager who told them a man came in with a rifle and headed straight toward a bathroom, Atlanta police spokesman Officer Anthony Grant said,” reported Shaddi Abusaid and Henri Hollis. “Officers at the scene spotted the man leaving the bathroom and quickly took him into custody. According to police, his weapons included two long guns and three pistols, all of which were concealed on his person. Police identified the man as 22-year-old Rico Marley and said he has been charged with reckless conduct.”

According to the report, “Officers and paramedics are still interviewing Marley and conducting a mental health evaluation, authorities said. Police are still working to determine why he had so many guns inside the store.”

You can read the full report HERE.