TUPELO, Miss. (WTVA) - Tupelo police arrested two more suspects for Tuesday’s fatal shooting that happened on King Street.
Police arrested Justerrica Pegues, 29, of Tupelo, and Amari Johnson, 20, of Aberdeen.
Kortoris Burks, Source: Lee County Sheriff's Department
Fatal shooting on King Street in Tupelo on May 18, 2021.
Each faces first-degree murder for the death of Lorenzin Brown, 24.
So far, police have charged three suspects in the case. Kortoris Burks, 43, also faces first-degree murder.
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According to police, investigators believe an argument during a drug deal led to the shooting.
Pegues and Johnson did not receive bonds.
According to police, Johnson was out on bond at the time for a November 2020 murder in Aberdeen.