Man charged in deadly south Jackson shooting

Officers were called to the scene regarding a shooting with intent

Man charged in deadly south Jackson shooting
Man charged in deadly south Jackson shooting; Source: JPD

JACKSON, MS - Jackson police are investigating a shooting that happened just before 10:00 a.m. at MidSouth Apartments in the 300 block Elton Road on Saturday.

Officers were originally called to an apartment regarding a shooting with intent. When they arrived and entered the apartment, they noticed a man suffering from a single gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The victim has been identified as 26-year-old Marquis Alexander.

The suspect, who has been identified as 31-year-old Walter Parker, was taken into custody for questioning on Saturday.

Parker is suspected of the shooting and has since been charged with one count of murder. His bond was set at $100,000. He currently remains in custody.

Parker is currently being held without bond and is awaiting an initial court appearance.

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