FedEx shooting trial starts today

Published 11:58 am Tuesday, August 15, 2023

BROOKHAVEN — Gregory Charles Case and Brandon Gregory Case, each charged with attempted murder, conspiracy and shooting into a motor vehicle will begin trial Tuesday at 1 p.m. in Lincoln County. Check back for updates each day during the trial. 

Gregory and Brandon were arrested in connection with a January 24, 2022 shooting. Demonterio Gibson, a delivery driver for FedEx, was delivering packages in a Hertz rental truck with a FedEx magnet on it when Gregory Case attempted to block his exit with his pickup truck, Gibson said. 

He maneuvered around the pickup and encountered Brandon aiming a handgun at him. Gibson said he maneuvered around Brandon and called his manager and the Brookhaven Police Department. Brandon and Gregory allegedly chased Gibson in their pickup truck as far as Interstate 55 and fired repeated gunshots.

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Brookhaven Police Department Chief Kenneth Collins said Gibson and his manager filed a complaint the following morning with BPD. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and Federal Bureau of Investigation were contacted to assist in the investigation.  

On February 1, 2022, the Cases surrendered to police in the presence of their attorneys. At the time, they were charged with conspiracy and shooting into a motor vehicle. 

In Nov. 2022, a grand jury indicted the Cases on charges of conspiracy, attempted murder and shooting into a motor vehicle. They were arrested and each bonded out on $500,000 bonds. 

In January 2023, Gibson filed a lawsuit against FedEx, the City of Brookhaven and Brookhaven Police Chief Kenny Collins.