Police ID suspect in deadly graduation party shooting

Published 9:02 am Tuesday, May 28, 2019

Police have identified a suspect in the fatal shooting at a graduation party Saturday in Southwest Mississippi.

Port Gibson police told Jackson media they were looking for Vicksburg native Cordell Flowers in connection to a shooting that left Arsenio Johnson dead and two others wounded. The shooting occurred at the Claiborne County Convention Center were people had gathered for a high school graduation party.

Police were called at approximately 1:30 a.m. Saturday and found Johnson dead at the scene.

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Police investigators ask that anyone with information about Flowers or his whereabouts, to call 601-437-5101.