2 men in court for death of Jefferson County deputy
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) - The two men facing murder charges for the death of Jefferson County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Shirley were in court Tuesday.
Jesse Johnson and Marquis Mitchell gave statements in a suppression hearing.
Both men are facing complicity to murder charges with $500,000 bonds.
Deputy Shirley was shot around 2:30 a.m. on Aug. 5, 2021, while working an off-duty security job at the Rockford Lane Auto Sales dealership.
He died at the hospital.
A pretrial conference for both men is set for March 29.
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