JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Three people have been arrested for the murder of a Canton man on January 15th.
According to Canton Lt. Terrance Ware, 30-year-old Levor Taylor was arrested Thursday night at a Ridgeland hotel. He is charged with murder.
Twenty-two-year-old Jeremy Flowers and 33-year-old Stacie Cheeks were both previously arrested and charged with murder.
Lt. Ware says more arrests will follow.
The city’s first homicide of the year happened shortly after 3 p.m. on Jackson Street.
When investigators arrived at the scene, they found a man who they say was shot and killed, lying in the yard with a gunshot wound to the back.
The victim was identified as 34-year-old Aaron Smith.
The motive for the shooting is still unknown.
This investigation is ongoing.