Fifth suspect charged with murder in Wings Cafe shooting

MACON, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – A sixth suspect turned himself into the Bibb County Sheriff’s Office around 9:00 a.m. Tuesday December 30, for his alleged involvement in a December 12, fatal shooting at a Macon night club.

Kenyata Norreece Lester was taken to the Bibb County Law County Enforcement Center and charged with two counts of murder, one count of participating in street gang activity, and six counts of aggravated assault.

Three people were fatally shot: 25-year-old Cory Hollingshed and 34-year-old Henley and 38-year-old Derrick Johnson. Three others were injured: 29-year-old Markques Patterson, 23-year-old Jacquez Foster and 23-year-old Nastajah Taylor.

Five other people are already behind bars.

Bibb County Sheriff’s investigators arrested 29-year-old Markques Patterson at a business on Spring Street in Macon. Patterson is charged with two counts of murder, one count of participating in criminal street gang activity, and five counts of aggravated assault. He’s in the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center being held without bond.  

Investigators arrested 23-year-old Jaquez Terrance Foster. Foster is charged with two counts of murder, two counts of aggravated assault, and a probation violation. He was arrested at the Medical Center, Navicent Health.

Foster and 38-year-old Vertuice Wall made their first appearance in a Bibb County Magistrate Court. Both requested commitment hearings. The hearings are scheduled for the January 2nd. 

The U.S. Marshal’s Southeast Regional Task Force arrested 28-year-old Eric Watkins Jr. Watkins was picked up at the corner of Bloomfield and Lindsey Drives.

Both Watkins and Wall are charged with two counts of murder and one count of criminal street gang activity.

Watkins is booked in the Bibb County Law Enforcement Center without bond.

Bibb deputies arrested 35-year-old Dashon Johnston on Friday. He’s accused of stealing money from one of the victims who died during the shooting. He is charged with robbery.

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