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5126 Old Mhoon
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Tunica, Mississippi 38676

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02/03/2011

Suspects Charged in Drive-by Shooting

Altonious Myers

Jarvis Johnson

Justin Johnson

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Three suspects have been charged following a drive-by shooting that occurred on Monday, January 31st at the Front Porch located in the Old Subdivision. Around 9:30 p.m., Jarvis Johnson, 24, and Justin Johnson, 23, of Horn Lake, MS and Altonious Myers, 19, of Memphis, TN drove by the Front Porch and fired several shots into the business and several residences in the area.A male subject received a gunshot wound to the leg and was transported to Baptist Desoto Hospital, where he was later released.

 

The suspects fled the scene in a silver Chevy Impala, but were located by deputies on Highway 304.  Jarvis Johnson, Justin Johnson and Altonious Myers were immediately taken into custody and transported to the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office. 

 

Justin Johnson has been charged with aggravated assault, drive-by shooting and three counts of shooting into a dwelling.  His bond has been set at $990,000.00. Justin Johnson is also being held on a warrant for the City of Drew (MS) for Contempt of Court.

 

Jarvis Johnson has been charged with aggravated assault, drive-by shooting and three counts of shooting into a dwelling.  His bond has been set at $990,000.00. Jarvis Johnson is also being held on a warrant for the City of Drew (MS) for Contempt of Court.

 

Altonious Myers has been charged with aggravated assault, drive-by shooting, three counts of shooting into a dwelling and illegal possession of controlled substance.  His bond has been set at $990,500.00.

 

All three suspects remain in custody at the Tunica County Sheriff’s Office. This case will be bound over to the Grand Jury in August 2011.

 

/r/Calvin K.C. Hamp, Sr. - Sheriff