June 8, 2022

JPD Arrests Two Suspects From 2020 Homicide

Nicole McCardle

Jackson police have arrested two men in relation to a homicide that happened in November 2020.

Johnny Clark II was arrested on an outstanding warrant in Jackson on June 5.

During the arrest, Clark admitted to shooting Ryan Allen on November 26, 2020, at a home on Southbrook Drive.

Clark told police Ryan Allen and his brother, Rockmon Allen II, pulled guns on him at this location and demanded drugs.

According to Deputy Police Chief Deric Hearn, a fight happened between Clark and Ryan Allen during the attempted robbery.

Clark told police he got possession of Ryan Allen’s rifle and shot him multiple times. He also said Rockmon Allen fled from the home, and Ryan Allen’s body was taken to an area on Forest Avenue.

On February 19, 2021, Clark claimed Rockmon Allen forcibly entered a home on Southbrook Drive and shot him five times.

According to Hearn, Attorney Kevin Camp contacted the U.S. Marshal’s Office on Tuesday, June 7 and reported Rockmon Allen was at his office to be picked up on outstanding warrant charges for capital murder and aggravated assault involving Clark.

Hearn said Allen refused to give detectives a statement.

Police said Clark has been charged with murder, hindering prosecution and possession of a stolen firearm.

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