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Man gets 115 years after 2018 shooting of mother, others in Braselton
Jonathan Wayne Allen
Jonathan Wayne Allen

A man was sentenced to 115 years behind bars Thursday, July 25, after pleading guilty to charges that stemmed from a 2018 incident in Braselton, according to Jackson County Sheriff Janis Mangum.

Jonathan Wayne Allen, 37, of Jackson County, was arrested June 22, 2018, after shooting his mother, Linda Allen, then opening fire at a UPS truck driver and responding deputies' vehicles before barricading himself inside a Braselton home on Charlie Cooper Road, according to authorities.

Allen was hit as one of the responding deputies returned fire.

During the week of July 8, 2019, Allen pleaded guilty to four counts of aggravated assault, two counts of aggravated assault on a police officer, three counts of possession of a firearm in the commission of a felony, cruelty to children in the 3rd degree and terroristic threats, according to the press release.

Allen was sentenced Thursday, July 25, in the Jackson County Superior Court.

Reporter Nick Watson contributed to this report.

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