Authorities arrest 1 man in deadly nightclub shooting; still searching for 2 more people

Montrell Pretzea Love (Photo: Holmes County Sheriff's Dept.)

Update 7/3/2017 7:30 p.m.: Holmes County Sheriff Willie March tells us that Montrell Pretzea Love is in custody.

Authorities arrested Love in Greenwood.

They are still searching for two people in connection to this deadly shooting.

 

HOLMES COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) — One person is dead and another person was injured in a shooting at a club in Holmes County.

Montrell Pretzea Love (Photo: Holmes County Sheriff’s Dept.)

Deputies are looking for three people in connection with the crime. One of the suspects is Montrell Pretzea Love.

Holmes County Sheriff Willie March said Bernardo Washington was shot multiple times. He was taken to the hospital where he died.

Deputies said they responded to Club CJ’s in Cruger around 3 a.m. Sunday. We’re told two men came inside the club with guns and shot Washington and another man, Joe Holmes.

Holmes was taken to the hospital; at last check, he was in intensive care.

Club CJ’s (Photo: WJTV)

Authorities said they are also searching for a third person involved in the crime.

Anyone with information that could help law enforcement officers in this case should call the Holmes County Sheriff’s Department.

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