Man arrested for killing 21-year-old at apartment complex in Jackson

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) – Jackson police are investigating after a man was shot and killed Tuesday afternoon.

The shooting happened at an apartment complex in the 1200 block of Lawnview Place around 1:30 p.m. Police said a man was found lying on the ground. He has not been identified.

According to the Jackson Police Department, 21-year-old Damien Parker was shot multiple times and succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

Police said Tramaine Hinton was later arrested and charged with murder and possession of a stolen firearm.

Witnesses told police Hinton had an altercation with a family member about a week ago and was taken to the state hospital for a mental evaluation and was later released.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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