Judge denies bond for man accused of killing Mercer basketball player

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – One of the men accused of killing Mercer basketball player Jibri Bryan was denied bond Saturday.

Damion Henderson, 33, asked to have a commitment hearing. The Bibb County Magistrate Court judge set it for February 22 at 1:30 p.m.

Henderson is charged with felony murder. He was found at an apartment in Decatur Friday.

Jarvis Miller, 23, is also charged with murder. Investigators from the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office believe the two suspects showed up to the gas station in the same car. Bryan was in a parking spot in a different car. Henderson went up to Bryan’s driver side window and Miller went to Bryan’s passenger side window. Bryan was in the driver’s seat. Investigators said Henderson and Miller both shot at Bryan. Bryan was hit in the head. Miller was hit in the chest.

The shooting happened last Tuesday at the Flash Foods Gas Station on Forsyth Street in Downtown Macon. Investigators are testing a bottle of a suspicious substance found outside Bryan’s car.

Bryan’s funeral arrangements are set for Tuesday, February 9 in Savannah, Georgia.


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