October 27, 2020

Police ID suspect in deadly graduation party shooting

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.

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