2 suspects charged with capital murder after deadly shooting

2 suspects charged with capital murder after deadly shooting
Xarius Johnson (Source: Montgomery County Detention Center)

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Ala. (WSFA) - Two suspects are in custody after a deadly shooting Saturday in Hope Hull.

Xarius Dewayne Johnson, 18, is charged with capital murder, four counts of attempted murder and two counts of shooting into an occupied vehicle or dwelling. Justin Deshawn Mays, 18, is charged with capital murder.

According to Capt. George Beaudry, the shooting happened in the 100 block of Vista Del Drive in Hope Hull Saturday. An arrest affidavit says Johnson shot into a vehicle which had five people inside, including two children. One of those people, Johnny Hudson, 48 of Hayneville, was killed. Another adult and a 1-year-old were also injured in the shooting.

Justin Mays
Justin Mays (Source: Montgomery County Sheriff's Office)

A third suspect is also being sought but Beaudry says details on this suspect have not been released.

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