Shamarie Thompson, 19

Shamarie Thompson, 19
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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - Shamarie Thompson, a 19-year-old black male, died Friday, June 29, 2018, after a shooting on Flag Chapel Road, according to the Jackson Police Department.

JPD Sgt. Roderick Holmes said officers responded to a home in the 200 block and learned Thompson had already been transported to the hospital, where he died a few hours later.

Holmes said Thompson had been shot in the head.

Witnesses told police an argument took place between Thompson and another man, last seen wearing a white shirt and jeans.

Holmes said it's believed Thompson knew the shooter.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to call JPD at (601) 960-1234. Those wishing to remain anonymous should call Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-8477.

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