Tunica County Looking for Three in Sunday Shooting

TUNICA COUNTY, MS (Ben Caxton) — The Tunica County Sheriff’s Office has obtained arrest warrants for three men they believe were involved in an early Sunday morning shooting at Valero. Jernard Black also know as “Nard” is wanted on charges of armed robbery and attempted murder, Martrevious “Blue” Sanders for aggravated assault, and Eric “Bubba” Brandon as an accessory to the crime. All three are considered armed and dangerous. A Town of Tunica Police Officer, while on routine patrol, heard what he believed to be gunshots coming from the area around 2:30 AM. When he turned onto Delta Avenue, in route to Valero, he was confronted by two individuals running toward his patrol unit. One the individuals brandished a firearm toward the officer and was shot once by the officer. When Sheriff’s Deputies arrived at the scene they found 21-year-old Tyrone Williams inside the business suffering from several gunshot wounds. He was treated by local first responders and later transported to a Memphis hospital for further treatment.

Shooting – Valero SUSPECTS WANTED

The following video was taken in reference to the shooting incident that occured early Sunday morning, January 26, 2020 at approximately 2:32 AM. The TCSO has obtained the following warrants on the following individuals in reference to this incident. Eric Brandon, Jr – accessory. Jernard Black – armed robbery and attempted murder. Martrevious Sanders – aggravated assault. These subjects are armed and dangerous. The Tunica County Sheriff's Office ask anyone with information pertaining to this incident please contact the Tunica County Crime Stoppers at 662-910-0400. ALL CALLS ARE ANONYMOUS! Any information leading to an arrest can pay up to $1,000.

Posted by Tunica County Sheriff's Office on Monday, January 27, 2020


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