Three Teens Arrested For Allegedly Murdering Man Who Caught Them Egging His Home, Police Say

Photo Credit: Spalding County Sheriff's Office

Three Georgia teenagers are behind bars for allegedly fatally shooting a man who caught them egging his home, NY Post reported. 

Spalding County sheriff’s deputies arrested eighteen-year-old Sydney Maughon, Jeremy Munson, 18, and 19-year-old McKenzie Davenport for the murder of Jonathan Gilbert.

The teens reportedly showed up at the victim’s house Monday and began egging his home. Gilbert came outside and confronted the group and was shot and left on the road to die, according to police. 

Police later discovered the victim’s body in the street. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Police suspect the incident stems from a

“lovers’ quarrel”

involving the victim.

“It appears there was an ongoing lovers’ quarrel, and the suspects decided to go to Gilbert’s residence on Dobbins Mill and vandalize it by egging it,”

the Spalding County Sheriff’s Office said in a statement.

“When Gilbert saw what they were doing to his residence, he came out of the house unarmed, to confront them,”

he added. 

“The victim confronted them while they were doing it, he lost his life, and they drove off and left his body in the middle of the road,”

according to a press release obtained by The Post.

All three were charged with,

“malice murder, battery, and criminal trespass.”

Maughon and Munson were also charged with,

“aggravated assault and possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime,”

reports state. 

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