2 arrested in slaying of Michigan guard over face mask order

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Flint resident Talona Hogan, a close family friend, right, accepts an embrace as she copes with the loss of Calvin Munerlyn during his visitation service on Friday, May 8, 2020 at Sheldon T. Banks Funeral Chapel in Flint, Mich. Munerlyn, 43, of Flint was shot at the Family Dollar store following an alleged verbal altercation with 45-year-old Sharmel Teague after he told the woman's daughter she needed to wear a mask while inside. (Jake May/The Flint Journal, MLive.com via AP)

FLINT, Mich. – Two men were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of a security guard who demanded a woman wear a mask while shopping at a store.

Genesee County authorities said Ramonyea Bishop, 23, was taken into custody at an apartment in Bay City. His alleged accomplice, Larry Teague, 44, was arrested Thursday near a motel in Houston.

The men and Sharmel Teague, the wife of Larry Teague, are charged with first degree murder in the May 1 shooting of Calvin Munerlyn at a Family Dollar store in Flint.

Munerlyn was shot at the store just north of downtown Flint a short time after telling Sharmel Teague’s daughter she had to leave because she lacked a mask, according to Genesee County Prosecutor David Leyton.

Teague argued with Munerlyn, 43, before leaving. Two men later came to the store and allegedly shot the security guard to death..

Bishop's sister, Brya Bishop, was previously charged with tampering with evidence, lying to police and being an accessory to a felony. Leyton has said she “attempted to shield” family members.

During a news conference, Leyton said two other people, Laura Ann Mitchell, 44, and Terrence Devon Findley, 43, were arrested in Houston and charged with helping Teague flee to Texas and elude police.

Mitchell and Findley rented a car in Michigan, drove Teague to Texas, bought him clothing at a Walmart and rented him a motel room, Leyton said.