Trio charged in shooting

Three suspects are being held at the Tunica County jail in connection with an incident on Monday, Jan. 31.
Deputies were dispatched to a business at 2598 Old Highway 61 after receiving calls of a shooting. Witnesses reported that a silver car, either an Impala or Malibu, drove by and occupants of the car began shooting. A bystander was shot in the right leg and was taken to Baptist Hospital in Southaven for treatment.

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Justin Johnson, Jarvis Johnson, and Altonious Myers have been charged with aggravated assault. Bail has been set at $300,000 for Myers and Jarvis Johnson. Justin Johnson is also being held on a warrant, according to jail records.
The matter is under investigation by the Criminal Investigation Division of the Tunica County Sheriff’s Department. Those with any information about this or other crimes in Tunica County is asked to call Crimestoppers at 662-910-0400.

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