Two Men Arrested For Tuesday Vicksburg Murder

Christopher Brown, 24, (left) and Byron Martez Reynolds, 31 (right are charged with 2nd Degree Murder. Photo Source Vicksburg PD.

 

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — Vicksburg police have arrested and charged two men in the murder of the man killed on Highway 61 South Tuesday night. Christopher Brown, 24, and Byron Martez Reynolds, 31 were both arrested Thursday and charged with 2nd-degree murder and shooting into an occupied vehicle, authorities said. 30-year-old Reginald Gaines died after suffering a gunshot wound to the head from a shot from a passing vehicle while riding in the backseat of a friend’s car. Police say that occupants of the vehicle had earlier been involved in a heated argument with people in another car at a gas station on Highway 61. Gaines died at 2:07 AM Wednesday morning after being airlifted to UMMC in Jackson. Brown and Reynolds are scheduled for arraignment in court today at 3:00 PM.


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