Both Anderson and Morrison were charged with first degree felony murder, attempted especially aggravated robbery, and aggravated assault.
The incident occurred Aug. 3, 2011, at 937 Dale St. Jarrett Hughes, 24, of the residence, was targeted in the attack, with the men running from the home and jumping into a vehicle after the shooting.
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In a news release, Kingsport police said Anderson and Morrison had gone to the Dale Street residence armed with a handgun intending to rob Hughes. The situation escalated, and Hughes was shot in the back.
Police said the two were arrested Wednesday in Johnson City — Morrison about 6 p.m. on Boone Street and Anderson about 6:30 p.m. on East Fairview Avenue.
Anderson had been released earlier Wednesday from the Washington County Detention Center after his arrest July 17 on a contempt attachment. According to jail records, Anderson was released by court order just after 1 p.m. Wednesday.
Anderson also was arrested in March on a drug possession charge after police found LSD on him while arresting him on a warrant, Johnson City police said at the time.
Anderson was arrested when police encountered him at 1406 Baxter St. and discovered that he had a warrant for his arrest from Washington County. Before taking him to jail, police searched Anderson, finding three white LSD blotter papers wrapped in tin foil, police said in the release.
He also was charged with violation of probation and attachment for contempt on child support payments, according to Detention Center records. It is common for inmates who are being held for contempt on child support payments to be furloughed from jail after a period of time. Indictments are typically sealed, which means the WCDC would not have known about the presentment for murder against Anderson.