The brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Billes has been charged with murder in the shooting, in which three people were killed and two others were injured on New Year's Eve in Cleveland.
24-year-old Thevin Billes-Thomas of Cleveland was arrested Thursday in Fort Stuart, Georgia at the fatal shooting of a December 31
Bill-Thomas, who is serving in the Army, has been charged with multiple counts of murder, voluntary manslaughter and
Cuyahoga County Prosecutor Michael K. O'Malley congratulated Cleveland police after his arrest in Georgia, which came after nearly eight months of investigation.
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"The relentless persistence of police detectives at the University of Cleveland helped secure this indictment," O & # 39; Miley told WKYC. "Through their hard work, we can begin to seek justice for these victims."
Biles-Thomas is being held at the Liberty County Jail in Ginesville, Georgia.
It was not immediately clear whether Beals-Thomas had a lawyer on Thursday night.
Christian Santana contributed.