Teen allegedly kills boyfriend of one of his family members in Jefferson County

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Jefferson County deputies and Fayette police are investigating the shooting deaths of Kevin Lamont Hill.

Deputies said the shooting happened on Friday, July 23, just after 3:00 p.m. in the 1100 block of Main Street. Hill was shot multiple times and died at the scene.

According to investigators, officers patrolling the area witnessed the shooting, and the suspect was arrested soon afterwards.

The suspect has been identified as 18-year-old Jonathan Young. Deputies said Hill was the boyfriend of one of the suspect’s family members.

Jonathan is currently being held in the Jefferson County jail and has been charged with murder. He is awaiting an initial appearance.

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