Bartlett Man ID'd As M'Boro Homicide Victim

Posted at 9:06 AM, Mar 22, 2016
and last updated 2016-03-22 10:06:42-04

Authorities have identified a fatal shooting victim found at a Murfreesboro apartment complex as a 23-year-old Shelby County man. 

Murfreesboro Police officers were called to the scene at The Vie apartments early Friday morning.

A man's body was found in the parking lot between two buildings. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation has identified him as Donte Bernard Johnson, of Bartlett.

Another man, identified as 25-year-old Brandon Deangelo Herman, was taken to an area hospital with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Herman, of Chattanooga, was wanted on unrelated charges in Alabama. He was currently in the Rutherford County Jail awaiting extradition.   

The shooting remained under investigation.

Rutherford County Crime Stoppers has offered a cash reward of up to $1,000 for information leading to an arrest by calling 615-893-STOP (7867).