21-year-old charged with murder after the death of a man in Summit

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SUMMIT, Miss. (WJTV) – Police in Summit are investigating a murder from Tuesday morning. According to Summit Chief Kenny Cotton, Police were called to Robb Street near the First Baptist Church, where multiple shots were fired around two vehicles. 

As a result of the shooting, 56-year-old Kenneth Godwin was killed.

Police arrested 20-year-old Javione Granger and charged him with murder. 

Chief Godwin said it could be a case of road rage. Granger claims self-defense, but a witness said Godwin did not have a weapon.

At this time, Granger is in the Pike County Jail.   

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