Charges Filed in Millbrook Murder


By Adam Bagni

In our big story tonight… police have charged the man responsible in Millbrook’s first murder of the year.

Jamie Tarcell Brown, 22, of Prattville has been charged with murder in the shooting death of 20-year-old Javius DeWayne Thomas of Wetumpka, according to police.

The two men allegedly were involved in an altercation that included several other young men at Devonshire Apartments in the 800 block of Deatsville Highway about 8:20 p.m. Tuesday, police Chief P.K. Johnson said.

Brown allegedly fired a gun several times, striking Thomas once in the upper torso, Johnson said.

Brown remained in the Elmore County Jail on Wednesday, and bond had not been set.

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