Two men arrested in Texas for murder at Mississippi convenience store

Published 8:31 am Tuesday, June 18, 2024

Two Mississippi men accused of murder have been arrested in Texas.

According to the Fort Bend Herald, Willie Andre Johnson, 24, and Wilmar De’Andrea Johnson, 23, were arrested in connection with a fatal shooting at a Vicksburg convenience store.

The two brothers, who are from Vicksburg, were booked into the Smith County Jail in Tyler, Texas, after being arrested this weekend.

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Johnson is being held on one count of murder, while Wilmar Johnson has been charged with murder and drive-by shooting.

The Vicksburg Post reports the arrests stem from a shooting that occurred on June 6, just outside the Vicksburg, Mississippi, city limits. The victim, identified as Devonte Gary, 27, died as a result. Two other suspects were arrested in Memphis, Tennessee.

Two other suspects have been arrested in Memphis, Tennessee, in connection with the case.