Suspected M-Bar shooter arrested after manhunt; second person charged

Suspected M-Bar shooter arrested after manhunt; second person charged
Javarius Stewart, 21 (Source: Hinds County Sheriff's Office)

JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - The man accused of killing a person in a shooting at M-Bar last week is in custody, according to Hinds County Sheriff’s Office.

Officers launched a manhunt for 21-year-old Javarius Stewart on Thursday morning after Stewart was seen on McGee Street near the Village Apartments.

Stewart was later captured at an undisclosed location. He was wanted for one count of murder and three counts of aggravated assault after the shooting over July 4 weekend.

A woman was also taken into custody for questioning and later charged. Tamesha Boyd, 27, is charged with accessory after the fact of murder and four counts of accessory after the fact of aggravated assault.

Deputies say more charges and/or arrests are possible.

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