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JPD: Missing Man Found Murdered

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Police say the circumstances surrounding the murder of Orlando Morment are sketchy. They believe it's connected to an overnight shooting that happened shortly before midnight Wednesday.

Police say there was a shooting at the Cedarstone Apartments on Keele Street. DeAngelo Morment, 20, was shot twice and taken to UMC. He's now in stable condition. Police say he was shot once in the shoulder and once in the arm.

But police say DeAngelo keeps changing his story.

He first told police he didn't know what happened. Then, he told police that he was shot while walking. Next, he said he was sitting in his mother's car with his cousin, Orlando. The two were then carjacked. DeAngelo said the suspects put Orlando in a trunk and stole the car. Police issued a missing person's report for Orlando but found his body in south Jackson Wednesday afternoon. He was shot once in the back.

Police say because DeAngelo keeps changing his story, they're having a hard time coming up with suspects.

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