Husband Of Sandy Springs Attorney Arrested In Her Shooting
Sandy Springs, GA (WAOK/AJC) Two weeks after she was found shot eight times in the breezeway of her apartment building, the husband of popular attorney Adina Parson has been arrested in Texas. Sandy Springs police have not said why Michael Parson, allegedly shot his wife outside her apartment last month. Parson was not a suspect in the shooting when it first happened.
According to the AJC, on Friday Sandy Springs police issued arrest warrants for Parson, who is accused of shooting his wife eight times, including three times in the head, around 11:45 p.m. on April 20.
“Parson was arrested by the Texas Highway Patrol following a traffic stop just before midnight Saturday,” said Capt. Steve Rose with Sandy Springs police. “He was taken into custody without incident.”
Friends of 40-year-old Adina Parson have said Michael Parson was at Grady Memorial Hospital with other family members in the days following the shooting.
Police said he was drving the couple’s 2000 Green Honda Civic, when Texas police arrested him.
Adina Parson remained in critical but stable condition Friday at Grady. She has been unable to speak with investigators.
Outside the hospital Friday night, Adina Parson’s aunt, Pam Dickerson, said the family was shocked to learn Michael Parson was believed responsible for the shooting.
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Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Sandy Springs police at 770-551-3300 or Crime Stoppers at 404-577-8477.