Three Men Accused of Murder Appear in Court

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Three men were arrested in connection with a shooting in Union County on Friday. Tuesday afternoon, they all made their first court appearances related to the murder charges against them.

Keyontae McGuire’s next court appearance is set for Thursday. Clarence Smith and Joeviante Simms were still in court as of 4 p.m. Tuesday.

All three face charges of two counts of murder in connection to the fatal shootings of two people in Morganfield.

After the shooting, the men allegedly led authorities on a chase that ended near South Heights Elementary in Henderson.

Two of the men were captured right away, but Keyontae McGuire got away.

Officers were able to locate him by Saturday morning.

Court documents show the men were buying marijuana at the home in Morganfield Friday when the shooting happened.

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