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Two charged in connection to Forest Ave. shootings that left one dead, two wounded

30-year-old Jermarcus Morgan and 18-year-old Julian Hicks.
30-year-old Jermarcus Morgan and 18-year-old Julian Hicks.(JPD)
Updated: Dec. 10, 2019 at 10:15 AM CST
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Two people have been arrested in connection to the Forest Avenue shootings on Sunday, December 8.

Thirty-year-old Jermarcus Morgan is charged with felon in possession of a firearm, shooting into an occupied dwelling and two counts of aggravated assault. 18-year-old Julian Hicks is charged with shooting into an occupied dwelling and two counts of aggravated assault.

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The shootings happened just before 6 p.m. Sunday at the Northwood Village Apartments.

One person was killed and two others were wounded.

The shootings took place during a deadly week in the Capital City, with a total of 18 shootings -- five which were deadly.

Jackson police say additional charges are possible for both suspects.

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