AUGUSTA (WJBF) — A man wanted in the murder of a security officer at a distribution center in Augusta has been arrested.

Investigators with Richmond County Sheriff’s Office and U.S. Marshals arrested 32-year-old Cornell Thomas without incident on the 2300 block of Mims Road on Thursday. He was charged with murder, possession of a firearm during the commission of a crime and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.

Tuesday morning around 6:00 a.m., the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office responded to Union Agener Animal Health Distribution Center on the 1100 block of 5th Street in Augusta for reports of a shooting.

Union Agener Animal Health Distribution Center

Deputies located 43-year-old Cynthia Wright who was shot at least one time. Wright was a security officer at the facility, and robbery is not considered a factor in the shooting.