Hearing rescheduled for Robert Aaron Long

The order states parties agreed to reschedule the plea and arraignment for Robert Aaron Long for Aug. 30, at 9 a.m.

ATLANTA — A motion to push back a hearing scheduled for the suspect accused of killing multiple people at three metro Atlanta spas has been granted.

The continuance is because a defense attorney has been exposed to COVID-19, according to documents.

The order states parties agreed to reschedule the plea and arraignment for Robert Aaron Long for Aug. 30, at 9 a.m. It was originally scheduled for Aug. 23. A Fulton County Superior Court judge signed off on the order on Friday. 

Long faces multiple counts of murder following the shootings that took place at three spas in two jurisdictions — Atlanta and Cherokee County. Eight people died in the shooting spree.  

In Cherokee County, police have said Long shot and killed four people, three of them women and

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Atlanta spa shooting suspect: Robert Aaron Long arraignment set

Robert Aaron Long is charged with multiple counts of murder following the shootings that took place at three spas in two jurisdictions – Atlanta and Cherokee County.

ATLANTA — The Fulton County District Attorney’s Office confirmed they have been notified that the Cherokee County case regarding the metro Atlanta spa shooting spree suspect is expected to be resolved at an arraignment hearing scheduled for next week.

Robert Aaron Long is facing several counts of murder for the shootings that took place at three spas in two jurisdictions – Atlanta and Cherokee County. Eight people died in the shooting spree. 

When 11Alive reached out for comment, a spokeswoman for Cherokee County District Attorney Shannon Wallace confirmed the arraignment hearing is scheduled next week for Long, but added “District Attorney Shannon Wallace is ethically prohibited from discussing any type of plea negotiation.”

Long faces four counts of felony murder in Fulton County,

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