Jackson police make four more arrests in deadly 2018 double shooting on West St.

Two people were arrested in 2019 and charged with murder.

Jackson police make four more arrests in deadly 2018 double shooting on West St.
26-year-old Anthony Brown, 23-year-old Jacara Johnson, 22-year-old Justin Brown and 26-year-old Melondy Jennings, respectively. (Source: JPD)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson police have arrested four more people for their roles in a deadly shooting that happened on West Street over a year ago.

Anthony Brown, 26, has been charged with two counts of murder in relation to the shooting that left two men dead.

Police also arrested 23-year-old Jacara Johnson, 22-year-old Justin Brown and 26-year-old Melondy Jennings. They’re all charged with accessory after the fact to murder.

Nathaniel Rashad Allen, 22, and 26-year-old Kenyatta McGee were found shot to death inside a vehicle around 4 a.m. on August 5, 2018.

Officers responded to the scene after receiving a call from Baptist Medical security of a vehicle accident involving a pickup truck. Both victims appeared to have several gunshot wounds.

Kendrick Claiborne, 26, and 27-year-old Tijah Cowart were both previously arrested and charged with murder in the incident. Claiborne was also charged with cocaine possession with intent to distribute.

Kendrick Clairborne is charged with two counts of murder after a 2018 shooting that left two dead. Source: JPD
Kendrick Clairborne is charged with two counts of murder after a 2018 shooting that left two dead. Source: JPD
27-year-old Tijah Cowart has been charged with murder. Source: Jackson Police Department
27-year-old Tijah Cowart has been charged with murder. Source: Jackson Police Department

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