Suspect arrested and charged with murder in Clifton St. homicide - WLBT.com - Jackson, MS

Suspect arrested and charged with murder in Clifton St. homicide

Wendell Gadis; Source: JPD Wendell Gadis; Source: JPD
Second suspect arrested in murder on Clifton St. Source: WLBT Second suspect arrested in murder on Clifton St. Source: WLBT
JACKSON, MS (WLBT) -

Jackson Police have made an arrest in the murder of 24-year-old, Eric Hawkins, that happened earlier this month on Clifton Street.

Police say on April 4, an officer was responding to another call nearby when a citizen ran up to him shouting that there was a body around the corner. Hawkins' body was found with multiple gunshot wounds.

RELATED: Jackson police identify man wanted in Clifton St. homicide

During the course of the investigation, a  suspect was identified by police. Twenty-year-old, Wendell Gaddis, was arrested and charged with murder. Gaddis made his initial appearance Friday morning and was denied bond.

Police are still looking for 22-year-old, Jedarius Raquan Robinson, who is also wanted for murder.

Anyone with information on Robinson is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 601-355-TIPS(8477).  If your information leads to an arrest, it could be worth up to $2500.

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