Johnson City Police Make An Arrest In A Weekend Murder

POSTED: 10:53 AM Aug 02 2011   UPDATED: 6:48 AM Aug 03 2011
Johnson City, Tenn. -

Johnson City police have made an arrest in the shooting death of 25-year-old Gary Couch.

30-year-old Justin Stratton of Johnson City is charged with first degree murder and especially aggravated robbery.

Couch was found on Quarry Road in south Johnson City early Saturday morning.

Officers say he had been shot several times.

They say Couch was last seen leaving Numan's Bar about an hour before his body was found.