Two white men have been arrested and charged with murder and aggravated assault in the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery, a 25-year-old black man, in southern Georgia.

The Georgia Bureau of Investigation took Gregory McMichael, 64, and his son, Travis McMichael, 34, into custody Thursday evening, according to a statement from the statewide law enforcement agency. The arrests came after a video showing the two men’s Feb. 23 encounter with Mr. Arbery circulated on social media and sparked a national outcry.

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