Man shot and killed on Cameron Street is identified

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T’Quarius Jones appeared in court Tuesday and was denied bond.  Jones is charged in the shooting death of his cousin Justin Harper.

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UPDATE: Jackson Police made an arrested in the deadly shooting of 20-year-old Justin Harper.

18-year-old T’Quarius Jones is charged with murder for the death of his cousin. Sgt. Roderick Holmes said he is awaiting his initial court appearance.

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JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) —  Jackson Police say a man died after being shot multiple times on Cameron St. in South Jackson. 

Police have identified the victim as 20-year-old Justin Harper.

JPD responded to the scene to find a man lying in the front lawn shot multiple times.

The shooting happened Monday afternoon around 5 p.m. 

We’ve also learned that one person is in custody. 

We’re told officers located an 18-year-old man believed to tbe the cousin of the victim who was taken into custody.

Officers say they later learned that a disagreement between the two led to an altercation before the suspect grabbed a handgun and shot the victim.

Charges are pending.

When we receive more information from Jackson Police, we will update you. 

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