According to Gerald M. Wesley Jr., chief deputy of the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department, Burns was taken for an initial appearance Wednesday and placed under a $750,000 bond.
He is being held at the Bolivar County Regional Correctional Facility.
On April 20 at approximately 1 a.m., the Bolivar County Sheriff’s Department received numerous of calls that multiple shots were being fired outside of Roy’s Lounge in Shaw.
When deputies arrived on the scene, they discovered a large crowd dispersing rapidly from the club.
As a result of the shooting, one subject was found shot on the ground near the club and was transported to Bolivar Medical Center where he was later pronounced dead.
Two other subjects were victims of gunshot wounds during the shooting.
They both were transported by vehicle to Bolivar Medical Center. They were treated and released.