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Two men have been arrested for murder in Randolph County

 Martin Morrison (left) and Michael Johnson
Randolph County Sheriff's Dept.
Randolph County Sheriff's Dept.
Martin Morrison (left) and Michael Johnson

A pair of arrests have been made in a deadly shooting in Randolph County earlier this month.

The Major Case Squad of Greater St. Louis announced Thursday afternoon it has arrested 43-year-old Michael Johnson of East Carondelet and 43-year-old Martin Morrison of Cahokia Heights.

Investigators say the shooting occurred when a homeowner and two other men interrupted a burglary at 9300 Block of Golden Rule Mine Road near Lenzburg and were shot on June 2.

One man died at the scene and two others were taken by ambulance to the hospital.

Johnson and Morrison are charged with first degree murder. Johnson is also charged with two counts of aggravated battery with a firearm.

Morrison is also charged with residential burglary.

More charges are possible.

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