Man arrested for armed robbery, assault

Johnathan Brooks

Johnathan Brooks

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A Memphis man wanted for two separate crimes is finally behind bars.

Johnathan Brooks, 21, faces attempted murder and robbery charges and is expected in court Wednesday.

One victim told policeBrooks robbed him at gunpoint last week.

He said he was picking up a friend at her house when Brooks got in the passenger seat and demanded money.

Police said Brooks stole about $2,000 and fired several shots at the victim’s vehicle.

Brooks is also accused of beating up another man earlier this month when he was asked to leave a gas station.