Mother of Clarksville man shot and killed believes more arrests are coming

CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – He was found with a gunshot wound, lying in the middle of the street, in broad daylight. On Thursday, Clarksville police arrested an 18-year-old man for murder in connection with the shooting. However, the victim’s family told News 2 they believe there will be more allegations.

“He is a caring person, cares about people, he loves people. It’s not something he wouldn’t do for anyone, says Ilijah Batson.

Friends and family, sat around sharing their favorite memories of 20-year-old DeCarlos Perkins better known as a DJ.

“He’s the kind of guy who always puts you before him. Make sure you’re okay, okay with himself, just around a good person,” said Nyriana Kay.

“Put everyone before yourself. He helped me a lot,” described Dalvin Zillagomez.

Friends sometimes come and go, but this group stays together after losing someone they love.

“One bad day the DJ will come and for me it’s just a sneer he will always make me have fun so that will bring me joy for the day. mine,” said Kristofher Morrison.

Now, they are fighting for justice.

“They came and shot him at his house for no reason. He’s nice, he’s quiet, he doesn’t bother anyone, and when they come and tell me he’s passed, I just feel like I’m going to faint,” said Takisha Perkins, DJ’s mother said.

The family of 20-year-old DeCarlos Perkins is still grieving, remembering the day Perkins passed away. Police were called to a home on Manning Drive and Wynwood Drive

Zamauri Nichols said: “I just started crying, it broke my heart for real.

Jayna Wisniewski recalls: “Initially, it was unbelievable and once it really started, it destroyed me, and it changed me forever.

On Thursday, Clarksville police arrested 18-year-old Darius Archibald, charging him with murder.

“Now people are like since they find someone, you close the door, it never closes. I do not know who came to you closed, no. I don’t know why people say that because I haven’t closed yet,” Perkins said.

Perkins told News 2 she knew her son wasn’t perfect, but he didn’t deserve to die like this.

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Clarksville Police said this is an ongoing investigation and more arrests are expected in the case. Mother of Clarksville man shot and killed believes more arrests are coming

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