Suspect arrested and charged for double-shooting in Jackson

Suspect arrested and charged for double-shooting in Jackson
Justin Wiggins (Source: Jackson Police Department)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Jackson Police Department is investigating a deadly shooting that happened at 1 a.m. on Friday, April 3.

The incident occurred on Edwards Avenue.

Hinds County Coroner Sharon Grisham-Stewart identified the deceased victim as Demarcus Jones.

Police said Jones suffered a wound to the upper body and was taken to the hospital. He was in critical condition upon arrival but later died from his injuries.

A second man was brought to the hospital, only suffering from graze wounds.

The suspect of the shooting was arrested on Friday, April 10.

JPD with assistance from U.S. Marshals apprehended 30-year-old Justin Wiggins on Friday morning.

Wiggins has been charged with murder.

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