Man arrested in shooting of Julio Jones' brother

GULF SHORES, Ala. (NBC Sports) -- For the second time in as many weeks, the Falcons are dealing with tragic news to family members.

According to WALA-TV in Mobile, Phillip Jones, brother of Falcons star Julio Jones, was shot in an incident in Gulf Shores.

The 31-year-old Jones was flown to a hospital in Pensacola, Fla., and lost his arm because of damage from the gunshot wound.

The Gulf Shores Police Department arrested 53-year-old George Bennett Sutton for a felony count of assault in the first degree, though the investigation continues.

The Falcons are still grieving over the shooting death of Tyrone Moore, the half-brother of Falcons wideout Roddy White.


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment