The second suspect in the murder of a Mercer basketball student is no longer on the lam, police said.
Damion Deray Henderson, 33, was arrested Friday for the murder of Jibri Bryan, a 23-year-old Mercer graduate student and guard for the basketball team.
Bryan was shot in the head around 4 p.m. Tuesday while sitting in a Chevrolet Monte Carlo outside a Flash Food on Macon’s Forsyth Street. He was dead when authorities arrived.
Jarvis Clinton Miller was arrested Wednesday and charged with felony murder in connection with the shooting. Miller was also wounded in the incident, however, and remained hospitalized Wednesday in stable condition, authorities said.
“According to the warrant signed for Miller’s arrest, he shot Bryan, who was sitting in the Monte Carlo, causing his death,” the sheriff’s office said in an emailed statement.
The Bibb County Sheriff’s Office issued an arrest warrant for Henderson Tuesday without releasing his name.
Henderson was arrested just before 6:30 p.m. Friday at an apartment complex in Decatur, according to an emailed statement.
When investigators and marshals hit the apartment, Henderson ran out of the back door of the apartment in attempt to escape capture, the statement said. He was caught in the apartment complex.
Henderson is being transported back to Bibb County, authorities said.
Bryan started each of the Bears’ 35 games last season, averaging just under eight points per game. His playing time had been limited this season by a knee injury.
In a statement issued Tuesday night, Mercer basketball coach called Bryan “a special young man who was a great contributor to our team and did everything that was asked of him.”
Anyone with information about the shooting is asked to call the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office at 478-751-7500 or Macon Regional Crime Stoppers at 1-877-68CRIME.
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