Man accused of fatally shooting man, witness in drug deal

Published 9:42 pm Monday, July 24, 2017

GULFPORT (AP) — Court testimony alleges a man fatally shot two men in connection with a drug deal at an apartment complex.

The Sun Herald reports 35-year-old Torre Mandrell Clark is charged with two counts of first-degree murder in the deaths of 40-year-old Fredrick Robinson and 45-year-old Terry Singleton at The Reserve at Three Rivers apartments on May 13. Accusations against Clark surfaced at a bond hearing Wednesday.

Harrison County Prosecuting Attorney Herman Cox says police have witnesses and phone records confirming that Clark fired shots inside the apartment and parking lot.

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Cox says Clark shot Robinson inside of the apartment and shot Singleton in the parking lot because Singleton was a witness. U.S. Marshals found Clark May 19 at a hotel in Meridian.