1 Dead, 3 injured in M-Bar shooting

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UPDATE: 7/7/2020

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Hinds County deputies said the man wanted in connection to a deadly shooting at M-Bar may be traveling in a burgundy 2005 Ford Mustang.

Investigators are searching for Javarius Stewart, 21. According to deputies, the vehicle has a Mississippi license plate, which reads HNS 0737. The vehicle is being driven by a woman.

If you have any information about Stewart’s whereabouts, call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS or the Hinds County Sheriff’s Office at 601-352-1521.


JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Hinds County deputies are investigating a deadly shooting at M-Bar Sports Grill in Jackson.

The shooting happened early Saturday morning on Ridgewood Ct. Drive.

The suspect has been identified as 21-year-old Javarius Stewart. According to investigators, he fired multiple shots after a fight took place inside of M-Bar between Stewart and at least one other person.

Cortez Shelby, 41, was shot and died at the scene , according to Hinds County deputies.

A woman and three men were shot and transported to the University of Mississippi Medical Center with non life-threatening injuries.

Stewart is facing one count of murder and three counts of aggravated assaults stemming from the M-Bar shooting.

He is described as a black male wearing a red “Reds” baseball jersey began firing multiple shots striking multiple people. Stewart left the scene in a red or maroon Ford Mustang with a large white emblem on the rear window, according to investigators.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call Crimestoppers at 601-355-TIPS or call HCSO at 601-352-1521.

M-Bar announced Saturday, the restaurant will be closed until further notice.

The owner’s full statement is below:

“The M-Bar is closing its doors until further notice. This is out of respect to those individuals affected by recent tragic events that occurred. We shall postpone any and all special events and restaurant operations until announced. Thank you.”

M-Bar Sports Grill via Facebook

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