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Second Suspect Arrested in Killing of Mercer Basketball Player Jibri Bryan

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Mercer University guard Jibri Bryan, right, is seen in this photo provided by the university. Bryan was fatally shot outside a Macon, Georgia, convenience store and two people have been arrested in his death, authorities said.
Mercer University guard Jibri Bryan, right, is seen in this photo provided by the university. Bryan was fatally shot outside a Macon, Georgia, convenience store and two people have been arrested in his death, authorities said.Judy Stapleton

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A second suspect has been arrested and charged in connection with the shooting death of a basketball player and graduate student at Georgia's Mercer University, police said Friday.

Damion Deray Henderson has been charged with felony murder in the killing of Jibri Bryan, 23, who was fatally shot while sitting outside of a convenience store in downtown Macon on Tuesday, according to the Bibb County Sheriff's Office.

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Mercer University basketball player Jibri Bryan was reportedly shot and killed outside a gas station.WMGT

Jarvis Miller, 24, was arrested Wednesday and is also charged with felony murder in connection with Bryan's death, the sheriff's office said. On Wednesday, authorities said they were looking for a second suspect but didn't release the suspect's name.

The Bibb County Sheriff's Office said investigators, with the help of U.S. Marshals, "have worked relentlessly around the clock on this case since the day of the homicide."

Henderson was found at an apartment complex in Decatur, Georgia, on Friday at about 6:30 p.m., but ran out the back door when he saw police and Marshals enter the apartment, according to the sheriff's office. He was caught shortly after, the statement said.

Henderson is being held at the Bibb County Jail, but no bond has been set, according to jail documents.

Bryan — from Savannah, Georgia — was a guard for the Mercer Bears and a graduate student set to complete his MBA.

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