Christopher Watkins charged with 2 counts of homicide for involvement in Martin Street shooting

Christopher Watkins charged with 2 counts of homicide for involvement in Martin Street shooting

According to the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office, 20-year-old Christopher Watkins was involved in the shooting on Martin Street on April 8th. When detectives arrived, they discovered two victims, Savannah Lumpkin and Glenn Nicholson Jr, deceased from gunshot wounds. While looking around the area, detectives received witness statements putting a white SUV at the house at the time of the shooting. A separate witness told detectives that shortly after the time of the homicides, a white SUV entered the Summit Heights projects with armed individuals, including Watkins and Tyson Mullins, exiting it carrying guns and a small safe-like object. Detectives were able to obtain surveillance footage that showed the SUV traveling to and from the location of the homicides. Additional footage showed five individuals walking empty-handed to the scene of the homicide and then exiting with an individual holding a black object. Video footage also showed Watkins exiting and then re-entering the rear doors of the SUV. Christopher Watkins was taken into custody and charged with two counts of homicide on April 23rd.

CHRISTOPHER ADAMS WATKINS (MCSO)
CHRISTOPHER ADAMS WATKINS (MCSO)

Christopher Adams Watkins of Bella Court in Hopkinsville, KY, was booked into the Montgomery County Jail on April 25th, charged with two counts of homicide. A judicial commissioner set his bond at $-.

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