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Suspect in deadly Murfreesboro shooting arrested in Cheatham County

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Posted at 11:01 AM, Feb 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-10 12:01:47-05

MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (WTVF) — A man accused in a deadly shooting at a party in Murfreesboro was arrested in Cheatham County on Tuesday.

Murfreesboro police said 23-year-old Larry Johnson has been charged with first-degree murder following the shooting. He is being held without bond and is scheduled to appear in court on April 5.

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Larry Johnson II

Police said one person was killed in the shooting, 21-year-old Giovanni Gillis, and two others were hurt. Investigators said the shooting happened during a fight between several people during a party at a duplex on Ewing Boulevard early Saturday morning.

At least two dozen people were at the party and two additional people were grazed by bullets but refused medical treatment.