DULUTH, GA. - A rape suspect accused of shooting a judge and two others at a courthouse was captured Saturday after a day on the lam in which he allegedly killed an immigration agent, stole his truck and took a woman hostage, officials said. Brian Nichols is in custody," said Officer Darren Moloney of the Gwinnett County Police Department. "Everybody is safe."
Moloney said Nichols, 33, was armed and had a female hostage when he was caught at a suburban apartment complex. The woman was not identified by authorities, and it was unclear what relationship she had with Nichols.