Update: Nicky Johns has been apprehended.
BOLO: Anyone with information regarding the location of Murder suspect Nicky Joe Johns please call Lawrenceburg Police at (931)762-2276 or (931)762-0450 or submit tips to LPD Facebook page. Johns is believed to be driving a 2013 Ford Taurus with tinted windows which is stolen from Lawrenceburg (see generic photo below). The vehicle is believed to have Mississippi license plate GEV638.
Press release from Ocean Springs Police Dept:
On September 4th 2017 at 1552hrs (3:52pm) it was reported that a dead body was in the parking lot of the Travel Lodge Hotel here in the City of Ocean Springs. Officers arrived on scene and observed a white male face down in the parking lot with what appeared to be a gunshot wound to the head. While members from the Criminal Investigation Division were processing the crime scene at the Travel Lodge, the Jackson County Sheriff Department contacted Ocean Springs Police Department that their office was notified of a female at a convenience store in their jurisdiction had information on a possible murder here in the City of Ocean Springs. The witness to the crime of murder was interviewed a gave the Criminal Investigations Division a name of the suspect that committed the crime of murder. (Nicky J. Johns; dob: 07-15-1980; 1524 E. Burt Dr., Columbia, TN) it is believed that Nicky J. Johns is possibly traveling in a newer model blue Ford Taurus, unknown what direction of travel at this time. The victim identity will not be released until next of kin can be notified. Nicky J. John is currently listed on the National Crime Information Center as a wanted person for Murder.