Man charged in connection of a Rocky Mount shooting

Updated: Dec 27, 2020

MICHAEL JEROME DARCUS 22, was arrested last night on an indictment from the a February shooting of Devonte Johnson near Holly Street.


Darcus is alleged to have conspired with Michael Lyons and Joshua Clark to kill Johnson.


He was arrested in a traffic stop by RMPD on E Raleigh Blvd near Durham St.


DARCUS was charged with

CONSPIRING TO COMMIT FIRST DEGREE MURDER

CONSPIRING TO COMMIT ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON WITH INTENT TO KILL OR INFLICT SERIOUS INJURY

CONSPIRING TO DISCHARGE A FIREARM INTO AN OCCUPIED VEHICLE


Back in February he was charged with

ATTEMPTED FIRST DEGREE MURDER

ASSAULT WITH A DEADLY WEAPON WITH INTENT TO KILL OR INFLICT SERIOUS INJURY

DISCHARGE A FIREARM INTO AN OCCUPIED VEHICLE

from a shooting that occurred on February 10th, 2020



DARCUS was currently on probation for Felony Breaking and Entering.


He has since bonded out on all charges.


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