State - Regional

Second person charged in connection with 2018 shooting death of man following party

SHANNON, NC (WBTW)- A second person has been charged in connection with the 2018 shooting death of a man following a party.

Johnathan D. Locklear, 21, of Blueberry Circle in Lumberton, was arrested by the Robeson County Sheriff’s Office Homicide Division on Wednesday, according to a press release from the RCSO. Johnathan Locklear is charged with accessory after the fact to first degree murder and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling. He was booked into the Robeson County Detention Center and given a $150,000 secured bond.

Christopher Ryan Locklear, 23, of Hwy 301 N in St. Pauls, was arrested on July 17, 2018 in the case, the release also said. Christopher Locklear is charged with first degree murder and is in the custody of the Robeson County Detention Center without bond.

The charges are connected to the death of William Williamson, of Covington Farm Rd. in Shannon. Williamson was reportedly shot and killed following a party at his home on July 14.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Lt. Brandon Patterson at 910-671-3100.

More Stories

Meet the Team

Don't Miss

Latest News - Local

Video Center