Second arrest made in NC man’s shooting death during birthday party

Second arrest made in NC man’s shooting death during birthday party
Johnathan Locklear (Robeson County Sheriff's Office)

ROBESON COUNTY, NC (WMBF) – A second person has been arrested in connection to a man’s shooting death in July.

Robeson County sheriff’s deputies arrested Johnathan Locklear, 21, of Lumberton on Wednesday. He is charged with accessory after the fact to first-degree murder and discharging a weapon into an occupied dwelling.

He is in the Robeson County Detention Center under a $150,000 bond.

The charges are related to the death of William Williamson who was shot to death during a birthday party at his home on July 14, 2018.

Authorities arrested and charged Christopher Locklear, 23, for the murder of Williamson. He remains in the Robeson County Detention Center with no bond.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Lt. Brandon Patterson at (910) 671-3100.

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