Covington Police have arrested a man accused of shooting his estranged wife at her job. The shooting happened around 7:00 Tuesday morning inside the Ingles located at 7173 Turner Lake Road.
Police said 33-year-old Jimquez Swiney went to the deli in the store and shot his wife in the arm.
She was treated at the hospital for non life-threatening injuries.
After the shooting, Swiney fled the scene and a police search ensued.
Swiney was arrested around 11 a.m. after police said he tried to break into a home on Capes Drive. The homeowner spotted him and called police. Police said an officer saw Swiney on Capes Drive, as he tried to hide behind a tree and arrested him.