Sixth Arrest Made in Connection to the Tallapoosa County Death Investigation
TALLAPOOSA COUNTY – At approximately 11:45am on Thursday, April 20th, Special Agents with the Alabama Law Enforcement Agency’s State Bureau of Investigation – made a sixth arrest in connection with the Tallapoosa County death investigation in Dadeville.
A 15-year-old juvenile of Tuskegee was arrested, and was formally charged with four counts of Reckless Murder.
A total of six arrests have now been made after a complex and thorough investigation was conducted with assistance from a multitude of law enforcement agencies, after the shooting that occurred on Saturday, April 15th, near the 200 Block of Broadnax Street in Dadeville, located in Tallapoosa County.
The shooting resulted in four fatalities and 32 individuals injured.
Tyreese “Ty Reik” McCullough, 17, and Travis McCullough, 16, both of Tuskegee were both arrested at approximately 8:00pm on Tuesday, April 18th. Wilson LaMar Hill Jr., 20, of Auburn, was arrested at approximately 2:30 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, and Johnny Letron Brown, 20 of Tuskegee, was arrested at aroumd 8:00am, and Willie George Brown Jr., 19, of Auburn, was arrested and formally charged with four counts of Reckless Murder on Thursday, April 20th.
All individuals arrested in connection to this death investigation have been charged with four counts of Reckless Murder and they have been booked into the Tallapoosa County Jail with no bond with the exception of the 15-year-old juvenile.
The Dadeville Police Department, Tuskegee Police Department, Tallapoosa County Sheriff’s Office, Macon County Sheriff’s Office, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Marshals Service and the 5th Circuit District Attorney’s Office were all instrumental in assisting and supporting the investigation, along with locating and apprehending the suspects.
Videos and photos related to the incident may still be submitted online via the FBI’s website at: https://tips.fbi.gov/digitalmedia/29fa2c127a79963.
Nothing further is available as the investigation is ongoing.